Excellent Health Care at a Critical Time

We know we’re fortunate to live in Colorado for so many reasons. And one of those reasons that has become even more apparent in 2020 is our proximity to excellent health care institutions. In metro Denver, we are surrounded by the leaders in medicine. Our hospitals and health care systems outrank others nationwide. Eight Centura … Read Post

Your Hard Work and Innovation Continue

We have long talked about how much we value collaboration – it’s raised a lot of barns. Over the past few months, you have shown us just how true that is. You have come out strong in support of each other and worked to stay resilient through all the challenges we’ve faced from the coronavirus. … Read Post

Testing Employees for COVID-19

Testing Employees for COVID-19? Here’s What to Consider. We have shared our approach at the Chamber as we reopened to staff. And, like many of you, we’re learning as much as we can about what to consider when it comes to testing our teams for COVID-19. Here’s what we’ve discovered. Are employers allowed to require … Read Post

Legislative Session Resumes

Today, state legislators are back at the Capitol resuming the session that was suspended abruptly March 14 by COVID-19. The legislature can meet for about 50 more days, but legislative leaders have expressed a desire to have a condensed session. Though there were 355 bills to be acted upon (and more to be introduced) when … 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

What You Said You Need Right Now

We asked what would be most helpful to your businesses and employees at this time, and you answered. In fact, more than 400 of you told us what you needed and there were four priorities that came up consistently: Extend tax deadlines. More than 80% of you said relief from certain taxes, like head taxes, … Read Post

Denver to Reopen with Restrictions Starting Saturday

Denver Releases Requirements for Businesses to Reopen Starting Saturday  Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that businesses can reopen Saturday, but with some detailed requirements to continue social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. The rules are in addition to requiring people to wear facemasks in public, an order that went into effect yesterday. The following … Read Post