Statewide Coalition of Business Leaders Sends Letter of Concern to Governor Regarding Potential Oil & Gas Setback Rules

Coalition of Business Leaders Statewide Expresses Concerns Regarding Potential Oil & Gas Setback Rules  A coalition of 41 organizations statewide sent a letter to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, expressing their concerns regarding the proposal before the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission for a 2,000-foot setback rule for new oil and gas drilling. The rule … Read Post

Reopening to Chamber Staff, PPP Forgiveness and Restaurant Guidance

Reopening to Chamber Staff  Three months ago, did you ever think you would be working through the details for how to check your employees’ temperature? That’s where this pandemic has taken us as businesses across the Colorado begin to reopen. Some of the earliest suggestions for temperature checks raised concerns. How would we staff a new intake function? What could we … Read Post

Denver Requires Residents to Stay at Home; Governor Seeks Private Sector Solutions

Denver Mayor Announces Requirement for Residents to Stay at Home  Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced a new public health order that requires Denver residents to stay at home starting 5 p.m., Tuesday, and lasting through April 10 and longer if necessary. Residents will be allowed to leave their homes to shop for essential needs, such as groceries and medications, exercise and go to work if … Read Post

Celebrating CO’s Leaders & Businesses

How do you define leadership? No matter what’s in your definition, we have incredible leaders in our community. And whether they exhibit leadership through their individual actions or their organization’s success, they are stepping up and making a difference. Here are a few that will knock your socks off – and you have a role … Read Post

Lauren Masias Named Director of the Colorado Competitive Council

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Competitive Council (C3) are excited to announce that Lauren Masias has been named the new C3 director. Masias, a Colorado native who most recently served as managing director of stakeholder engagement for the Denver South Economic Development Partnership, brings a wealth of experience in economic development, … Read Post

Business Policy to Watch in 2020

The 2020 legislative session is right around the corner, kicking off Wednesday, Jan. 8. Since the close of the 2019 session, the Chamber team has been tracking a number of critical issues we anticipate will come up during the 2020 session. We’ve also met with legislators, followed interim committee progress and followed several task forces … Read Post