Welcome to Run-Off Season

Denver’s municipal election results are (mostly) in, and here’s what we know: In Denver municipal elections, candidates must receive at least 50% plus one vote of votes cast to win outright. Several races were tight, and in many, no candidate crossed the victory threshold. There will be several races that go to a run-off on … Read Post

Legislators Begin Budget Negotiations

Legislators Begin Budget Negotiations It’s officially budget season down at the Capitol.   Colorado vests primary responsibility for the annual state budget with the General Assembly. Each year, lawmakers craft and debate the state budget in a bill known as the “Long Bill” (short for Long Appropriations Bill). The process of creating the budget happens throughout … Read Post

Governor Releases Land Use Plan, Take Action Against House Bill 1192

Governor Releases Land Use Plan Providing housing that is available and affordable is imperative for our economic competitiveness efforts and keeping Metro Denver the best place to live and do business in the state. Housing is the economic competitiveness issue of our state. At a press conference on Wednesday, the Governor’s office released its new … Read Post

The Fate of Fair Workweek and Denver Municipal Campaigns

The Chamber Engages with City Council Candidates The Chamber is committed to deepening our relationship with Denver’s municipal leaders. We invited all of the candidates running for Denver City Council to the Chamber in an effort to explain what we as an organization do and who the Denver business community is. We want to thank … Read Post