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Chamber Weighs in on 5 Bills

Legislative Session Reconvenes: Chamber Weighs in on 5 Bills State legislators are off to a busy start as the session reconvened Feb. 16, introducing nearly 300 bills so far. That means the Chamber’s Public Affairs team is working hard and fast, too, making sure lawmakers are considering the business community’s perspective when they draft bills … Read Post

Chamber Takes Position on Taxpayer Bill as 2021 Session Begins

Colorado legislators gaveled in the 2021 legislative session Wednesday, introducing seven bills, including one on reducing income tax that the Denver Metro Chamber supports. The Chamber took a position of support on House Bill 1002, “Reductions Certain Taxpayers’ Income Tax Liability.” This bill restores, over time, certain federal tax deductions that were disallowed through 2020’s … Read Post

Leaders of the Colorado General Assembly Join Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Competitive Council for 2021 Legislative Preview

Leaders of the Colorado General Assembly Join Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Competitive Council for 2021 Legislative Preview Lawmakers Discussed Priorities for the Upcoming Legislative Session with the Business Community DENVER – Today, the Colorado business community heard firsthand from leaders of the Colorado General Assembly on their plans, priorities and predictions for … Read Post

What Do Businesses Need to Know about the New Year?

New Year Brings New Regulations for Business Community 2020 was hard in so many ways. The pandemic challenged us in ways we couldn’t have anticipated: many of us went remote, started to provide services and goods online, navigated lower revenues and grappled with how to keep our employees and customers safe during a global pandemic. … Read Post

Colorado Legislators Pass 10 Bills with $300 Million in Relief

During a quick three-day special session, Colorado legislators sent 10 bills with $300 million in COVID-19-related relief to Gov. Jared Polis for signature. The funding will go toward a variety of areas, including small and minority-owned businesses, housing, internet access for students, child care providers and food pantries. Certain businesses are in line for relief … Read Post

CDLE Releases Adopted Equal Pay Rules

New Equal Pay Rules Dial Back Some Business Concerns  Last month, we appealed to you, our members, to share your concerns regarding proposed rules for Colorado’s Equal Pay and Equal Work Act. Thanks to your extensive and thoughtful feedback, we were able to highlight the many challenges posed by the draft rules both in writing … Read Post