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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
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Your Chamber at Work - March 30, 2020

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COVID · Healthy KC · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Workplace Development · Economic Development · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO A few important items for you this morning. Read Article
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FOLLOW-UP: White House Conference Call on COVID-19 & Disaster Assistance

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COVID · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Economic Development

PROVIDING FINANCIAL RELIEF: President Donald J. Trump is working to provide financial relief for small businesses harmed by the coronavirus outbreak. “We’re deeply committed to ensuring that small businesses have the support they require.” - President Donald J. Trump Read Article
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URGENT BIZ TEAM ALERT - "Phase 3" Stimulus Bill Passes; On Way to POTUS

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COVID · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Economic Development

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (KC Chamber) applauds Congress for its bipartisan and bicameral work to pass the “Phase 3” relief bill known as the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act) that is estimated to be upwards of $2 Trillion (and larger because of the flexibility given to the Federal Reserve to inject more money into the economy which will put it well over three times the amount of the 2008 TARP bailout). According to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, this bill is designed to add relief to the economy for 10-12 weeks. Read Article