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Can companies require masks? What about...

Can employers impose masks? What about mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations? These and other questions should be at the top of the list of issues panelists will address this week. The Northern Kentucky Chamber and the Northern Kentucky Tri-Ed are hosting an employer webinar on Tuesday. The Cincinnati USA regional chamber is hosting a similar event on […]

Ottawa senators are in dire straits, wri...

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Attendance at Thursday’s NHL game in Ottawa came close to pity. In my 25 years of covering hockey, including the last 10 of regularly traveling to NHL cities, the crowd of 11,465 who watched the Avalanche defeat the proud Senators 4-1 was the support for weakest home I have ever seen. It […]

2016 election: Republicans win a majorit...

The big news for the 2016 election is that Republicans now have a majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives and Senate. The other big news is that the turnout was almost 60%. Longtime powerhouse rep Greg Stumbo, Democratic Speaker of the House, lost his race to newcomer Larry Brown. Stumbo had served in the […]

Who do state chambers of commerce repres...

In cities across America, businesses often look to state chambers of commerce to promote economic growth in their communities, connect with other local business owners, and influence public policy so that they reflect their values, beliefs and concerns, at least that’s what their members are told. But that is not what is happening. Apparently, it […]

National and State Chambers Back Young A...

Representatives from the Indiana and United States Chambers of Commerce made a stopover in Terre Haute on Wednesday to support Todd Young in the Republican primary election for the United States Senate. Young, R-Bloomington, now US Representative for 9th District, is running against Marlin Stutzman, US Representative for 3rd District. Candidates are vying for the […]

State chambers of commerce defend the co...

The chambers of commerce of a growing number of states are setting themselves up as defenders of the common core in the face of increasingly fierce opposition to the new standards from some of their traditional Republican allies. Take Georgia. At a January meeting of the Georgia House Board of Trustees in Atlanta, candidates for […]