Advocacy

The Boulder Chamber’s business advocacy efforts never rest. We are constantly watching, analyzing and speaking up for a vibrant and prosperous Boulder. Boulder is unique, and that makes us a special Chamber, serving our business members and supporting a strong economy in a way that reflects Boulder values.
We engage decision makers and participate in advance of formal policy change decisions on your behalf to help make Boulder the best place to locate and grow your business. We constantly ensure elected officials, government staff and other community leaders are aware of the concerns of the business community.
With the support of the Community Affairs Council, we stay one step ahead of the issues affecting Boulder area businesses and our Board of Directors keep the Chamber proactively engaged.

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Advocacy News & Updates

John Tayer: My pre-election vision for a post-election community

By John Tayer | November 7, 2019

My Pre-Election Vision for a Post-Election Community – John Tayer, President & CEO of the Boulder Chamber Last month I offered my perspective on the issues at play in this year’s Boulder …

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Boulder & Broomfield County Chamber Leaders Unite in Support of Proposition CC

By Boulder Chamber | October 30, 2019

Boulder & Broomfield County Chamber Leaders Unite in Support of Proposition CC Ballot measure will address severe backlogs in statewide funding for education and transportation Leading the Boulder, Broomfield and Longmont Area …

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Boulder Chamber Issues City Council Candidate Scorecard

By Boulder Chamber | October 18, 2019

Boulder Chamber Issues City Council Candidate Scorecard First step in new “Sensible Boulder” campaign summarizes candidate positions on key issues facing Boulder in advance of upcoming Nov. 5 election The Boulder Chamber …

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Provide Your Input on Proposed City-wide “Downzoning”

By Boulder Chamber | August 23, 2019

Provide Your Input on How the Proposed City-Wide “Downzoning” Will Affect Your Property or Business Proposed Boulder Ordinance Limits Office Uses to 25% of Floor Area in Business Zones (BR, BMS, TB); …

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Boulder Chamber Thanks Ken Hotard for Service to Community Affairs Council; Welcomes Danica Powell as New Co-Chair

By Boulder Chamber | July 25, 2019

Boulder Chamber Thanks Ken Hotard for Service to Community Affairs Council; Welcomes Danica Powell as New Co-Chair Ken Hotard of the Boulder Area Realtors Association recently concluded his term as co-chair of …

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Boulder Chamber Supports Middle-Income Housing Program

By Boulder Chamber | July 25, 2019

Boulder Chamber Supports Middle-Income Housing Program The City of Boulder is considering a downpayment assistance program for middle-income families who are looking to buy a home in Boulder. The Boulder Chamber strongly …

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Boulder ‘still open for business’ After U.S. 36 Lanes Collapse

By Boulder Chamber | July 25, 2019

Boulder ‘still open for business’ After U.S. 36 Lanes Collapse Summer is one of the busiest seasons for tourism in Boulder. With the partial collapse of lanes on eastbound U.S. 36, businesses are …

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Boulder Chamber Statement: Funding Priorities

By John Tayer | June 19, 2019

Boulder Chamber Statement: Funding Priorities Letter from the Boulder Chamber Mayor Jones and Members of Boulder City Council: As you discuss funding for various identified needs tonight, with a focus on open …

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Boulder Chamber and City Leaders Tackle Housing and Transportation at Boulder Startup Week

By Boulder Chamber | May 23, 2019

Boulder Chamber and City Leaders Tackle Housing and Transportation at Boulder Startup Week Andrea Meneghel, Boulder Chamber Director of Public Affairs, and Chris Hagelin, City of Boulder Senior Transportation Planner, discuss ideas …

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The Future of East Boulder

By Boulder Chamber | May 23, 2019

The Future of East Boulder East Boulder is one of the city’s primary employment centers, with many local businesses specializing in scientific, research and technology sectors. The area also includes construction industry …

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