Advocacy

Local Projects Move Forward Thanks to the 2023 Legislative Session

The 2023 Minnesota legislative session adjourned Monday night, wrapping up what has been a very busy and eventful several months. We, at the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and Duluth Area Chamber Foundation, have made dozens of trips to Saint Paul over the past few months, have had many meetings and phone calls with

By |2024-05-03T09:34:27-05:00May 26th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Leadership, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on Local Projects Move Forward Thanks to the 2023 Legislative Session

How the Duluth Chamber Supports Small Business

Small businesses are, and always have been, a critical component of our vibrant local business community. Small business owners are your neighbors, family, and friends. They are there when you need a thoughtful gift for a loved one; a handcrafted dessert for a joyous celebration; personalized service by someone who knows

By |2024-03-08T14:24:17-06:00March 29th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Members, Resources|Comments Off on How the Duluth Chamber Supports Small Business

Policy & Advocacy Update: D&SLC Recap and Support for the 148th FW

Thank you to the record number or participants who joined us for the 26th Annual Duluth & St. Louis County Days at the Capitol event last week. Numbers are now confirmed and nearly 600 people attended the Grand Reception on Wednesday evening, including eighteen state senators and thirty-eight state representatives - the largest number

By |2023-02-17T09:59:10-06:00February 17th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Employers, Events, Leadership, Legislation|Comments Off on Policy & Advocacy Update: D&SLC Recap and Support for the 148th FW

President’s View: 2023 Opportunity Knocking as Loudly as Ever

Published in the Duluth News Tribune on December 25, 2022 The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be one of the state’s largest chambers, serving more than 1,000 members. Our footprint in Northeastern Minnesota allows us to be an influential regional chamber advocating for investments and policies that benefit our economy and

By |2023-01-17T16:07:24-06:00January 17th, 2023|2023, Advocacy, Leadership|Comments Off on President’s View: 2023 Opportunity Knocking as Loudly as Ever

Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol

Advocacy for Northeastern Minnesota Priorities We are Stronger Together: Be part of the collective voice helping represent Northeastern Minnesota and our regional business community. Please join us for Duluth and St. Louis County Days at the Capitol March 6 and 7 as we advocate for several key legislative priorities for our community and region

By |2024-03-04T13:01:41-06:00January 4th, 2023|Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Events, Legislation|Comments Off on Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol

Policy & Advocacy Update: Development in Duluth

We are fortunate to have several local developers who continue to invest in Duluth. Throughout the community, we are seeing new buildings going up and existing buildings being repurposed. This includes commercial and retail, as well as much needed housing of all types. Yet we know the demand for more, especially housing, continues to

By |2022-11-23T19:14:13-06:00November 23rd, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on Policy & Advocacy Update: Development in Duluth

Policy & Advocacy Updates: Election Day 2022

We have been asking for your feedback and appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us. What we’ve heard, loud and clear, is that members appreciate the Duluth Area Chamber’s work around public policy and advocacy and want to see even more of it. That’s exactly what we plan to do and have already started.

By |2022-11-02T08:19:46-05:00November 2nd, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Forum, Legislation|Comments Off on Policy & Advocacy Updates: Election Day 2022

Year of Action

June 20, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FX-Iisvrj8 Instituting change starts with commitment. Today, June 20th, is the federally observed day for the Juneteenth holiday, and much more than a day off. Make this your Day Year of Action. Read Juneteenth and Anti-Racism Book List The following reading list of books

By |2022-07-22T15:37:07-05:00June 20th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Diversity, Education, Employers, Leadership, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Year of Action

Duluth Area Chamber Advocates During 2022 Legislative Session

Together with business and community leaders, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce amplified our efforts at the State Capitol this legislative session. In addition to successful efforts at Duluth and St. Louis County Days at the Capitol, we have taken several additional trips to Saint Paul, joined many virtual meetings, authored several letters of

By |2022-06-02T11:27:34-05:00May 23rd, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Legislation, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Duluth Area Chamber Advocates During 2022 Legislative Session

Recap: Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol 2022

https://youtu.be/SCWNwNXbDwI   This month, leaders, businesses, and institutions from the City of Duluth and St. Louis County, MN descended on the Minnesota Capitol to advocate for our region with the Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol Days events. It was a powerful couple of days that would not have been possible

By |2022-03-28T08:32:22-05:00March 25th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Employers, Events, Legislation, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Recap: Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol 2022
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