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    Monday, March 25, 2024
    Moorhead Area Day at the Capitol - Highlights and key moments

    On March 5 and 6, The Chamber hosted over 30 area business and community leaders as they traveled to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul for The Chamber’s Third Annual Moorhead Area Day at the Capitol event.

    Katherine Grindberg

    Tuesday, December 19, 2023
    Changes to Minn. laws that may impact you: Ensure your business is in compliance by Jan. 1, 2024

    As you may know – throughout this past year, the Minnesota Legislature passed many business compliance and regulatory laws that will impact the way you run your businesses. Many of these new state policies have been or will be coming into effect soon, so we want to ensure your business is prepared to comply with them. There are numerous nuances to these laws, so I recommend that you consult an attorney and/or human resources professional. Ensure your business is in compliance with these newly enacted laws

    Cale Dunwoody

    Friday, December 15, 2023
    A New Era of Education Part 2: Minnesota - December Eggs & Issues Recap

    December 12, The Chamber’s Eggs and Issues series gathered the presidents of three local universities: Dr. Colin Irvine of Concordia College, Dr. Carrie Brimhall of Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State) and Dr. Tim Downs of Minnesota State University Minnesota (MSUM) for a crucial conversation about the future of higher education in Minnesota. With Dr. Irvine and Dr. Downs recently joining the FMWF community and their respective universities, this was the first time The Chamber convened

    Hannah Anderson

    Thursday, April 27, 2023
    The Chamber assists in hosting Minn. Business Roundtable

    On April 12, Chamber President and CEO, Shannon Full; Moorhead Mayor, Shelly Carlson; and Clay County Commissioner, Jenny Mongeau hosted a Minnesota business roundtable with over 35 area leaders to discuss priorities specific to Clay County. The purpose of this roundtable was to hear directly from Chamber members, business owners and citizens.

    Cale Dunwoody, Hannah Anderson

    Monday, January 23, 2023
    The Chamber and MN Businesses Opposing Senate File 2 (SF2)

    Currently, Senate File 2 (SF2) is moving through the Minnesota State Senate and is to be heard in the Senate Health and Services Committee tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. We are asking Senator Rob Kupec of District 4, who is a member of this committee, to oppose this bill, in an effort to keep payroll taxes low and to protect small and medium-sized businesses from burdensome mandates.

    Tyler Fischbach

    Monday, June 21, 2021
    An update on our public policy and advocacy work

    Thank you for supporting and investing in The Chamber’s policy work. Your ongoing engagement and investment in this work enable us to continue to be a catalytic leader and enhance Fargo Moorhead West Fargo's vibrant business community. We are proud to represent you and your interests at all levels of policymaking.

    Katie Mastel

    Friday, April 24, 2020
    Asking the Experts: A look inside Cass County’s June Election & New Approval Voting in Fargo

    We had the opportunity to virtually interview Michael Montplaisir, Cass County Finance Director, who has over 30 years’ experience of running elections and ask him about the upcoming June primary election, the transition to by-mail voting only, and the shift to approval voting within Fargo.

    Mason Rademacher