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BizPAC 2021 KCPS School Board Endorsements

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Public Policy · Education

The KC BizPAC, a Political Action Committee in collaboration with the Civic Council and Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, after interviewing and reviewing questionnaires from the school board candidates for the Kanas City Public Schools Board, has endorsed candidates for the April School Board race. All terms are 4 years (expires in 2025) Read Article
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URGENT BIZ TEAM ALERT: COVID Relief Bill Passes; On Way to POTUS

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COVID · Public Policy

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (KC Chamber) applauds Congress for its bipartisan and bicameral work to pass another desperately needed COVID-19 relief and stimulus bill. Last night, Congress approved of $900 billion in COVID relief, which was combined with the $1.4 trillion Omnibus that will fund the Federal Government through September 2021. Below is a summary of the major relief parts of the stimulus bill (all numbers approximate): Read Article
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Joint Statement on the Renaming of Nichols Fountain & Parkway

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Public Policy · Urban Development · Economic Development

In response to KCMO Parks & Recreation Commissioner Christopher Goode to rename the J.C. Nichols Fountain and the adjacent J.C. Nichols Parkway, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, and Visit KC are jointly issuing the following statement on behalf of their organizations: Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - May 4, 2020

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Kindergarten Readiness · Networking Opportunities · Public Policy · Education · Workplace Development · World Trade Center · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO With the various stay-at-home orders being lifted today and through the coming week, our primary concern is that our member businesses open safely. That’s why we’ve prepared The Safe Return KC Guide to help you through that process. Read Article
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Statement from Joe Reardon on Parson stay-at-home order

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COVID · Public Policy

From Joe Reardon, President & CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce: “Governor Parson has made the right decision to issue a stay-at-home order for the State of Missouri. We applaud his decision. The Coronavirus doesn’t recognize state, county, or city lines. This order will save Missourians’ lives and help flatten the curve for our frontline medical professionals. Read Article
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Small Business Guide to the Federal CARES Act

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COVID · Public Policy · Healthcare

The KC Chamber wants to make sure Kansas City area businesses have every opportunity to get the federal relief funds they need to keep going and stay strong. The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to support small businesses as they work to keep their workforce employed during the coronavirus pandemic. Read Article