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Statement on Amendment 4/MO Ballot

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KC Chamber · Public Policy

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce opposes Amendment 4 on the upcoming Missouri ballot. Amendment 4 permits the Missouri Legislature to mandate that the City of Kansas City, Missouri devote no less than one-fourth of its general revenues (up from one-fifth) to fund the Kansas City Police Department. There are several reasons for our opposition. Read Article
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KC Chamber Endorses KCMO Ballot Issues

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KC Chamber · Public Policy

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has voted to support Questions 1 and 2 on the upcoming Kansas City, Missouri November ballot. The vote to support was unanimous in a special meeting of the Chamber’s Executive Committee. Read Article
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Kansas City Business Community Fighting for Business in our State Capitols

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Public Policy

The KC BizPAC, a Political Action Committee in collaboration with the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, endorsed a number of primary candidates in both Missouri and Kansas for the August 2, 2022 election, with great success. The following list shows the candidates supported by BizPAC and election results. Read Article
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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