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  • Governor Walz on UI Trust Fund fix, legalized cannabis and more

    Feb 14, 2022
    Last week, the Minnesota Chamber kicked off the 2022 legislative session with the annual Session Priorities event. We laid out the business community’s top issues for the year and heard from leaders of the House and Senate what they hope to accomplish. Governor Tim Walz highlighted the program with an interview with KSTP's Tom Hauser. Topics ranged from a Chamber priority, a fix for the UI Trust Fund deficit, to legalizing sports betting and cannabis use to do with the $7.7 billion surplus. 
  • The Chamber's top legislative priorities of 2022

    Jan 31, 2022
    The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has worked tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to help the 6,300 businesses and half a million employees that we represent, so they can expand the economy and opportunities throughout the state. Minnesota’s employers, employees and communities are counting on lawmakers to accelerate economic growth in 2022.
  • 5 ways your business can save on energy

    Jan 25, 2022
    Energy efficient upgrades can have significant savings to a businesses’ operating costs in the long run, but the upfront purchase and installation cost is expensive. Fortunately, there are some financial programs available to help. See which one may be right for you below and call Energy Smart with any questions: 651.292.3917.