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ACCELERATING ECONOMIC GROWTH

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.

TAX COMPETITIVENESS
TAX COMPETITIVENESS
Ensure that our tax climate supports long-term success.
WORKPLACE Management
WORKPLACE Management
Preserve the right of private employers to develop wage and benefit packages that fit the distinct needs of companies and employees.
HEALTH CARE
HEALTH CARE
Ensure quality care is affordable and accessible to all Minnesotans while enhancing the ability of employers to provide coverage to their employees.
Energy and sustainability
Energy and sustainability
Ensure policymakers understand the price businesses are paying for power and seek to maintain reliable and cost-effective power at competitive prices.
TRANSPORTATION
TRANSPORTATION
Ensure Minnesota has a safe, reliable and efficient multimodal transportation system through sustained and strategic funding for roads, bridges and transit.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Accelerate private-sector workforce efforts to help employers attract and retain the skilled workers they need to compete.
ENVIRONMENT
ENVIRONMENT
Our members support sensible regulations that will allow Minnesota to maintain a clean environment and healthy business climate while fostering economic change and growth statewide.
Elections
Elections
The Minnesota Chamber supports changing Minnesota’s state election process to allow for greater voter contact and participation, and maintaining fair campaign finance laws for all participants.
Immigration
Immigration
The Minnesota Chamber supports comprehensive federal immigration reform and with federal action on immigration, address state-specific laws such as driving privileges.
Telecom
Telecom
The Minnesota Chamber supports a careful, consistent, and comprehensive federal approach to internet governance.