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Public Policy

State-wide Economic Development Professionals Dedicated to Economic Vitality and
Quality of Life for its Communities

About EDCC’s Public Policy

An important part of EDCC’s mission is to keep Colorado as business-friendly as possible. The Board of Directors and the Public Policy Committee, representing membership of the EDCC, proactively engages in the Legislative Session each year. The Public Policy Committee works closely with elected officials, legislative bodies, and its lobbying firm (Bowditch & Cassell), to give educated and sound recommendations to the Board of Directors on policy positions. Through this collective effort, the committee is actively shaping business-friendly policy to support of economic vitality for Colorado. They take positions on legislative issues that impact economic development, engages in advocacy activities and lobbies for issues critical to successful economic development across the state of Colorado.

Get Involved

The Public Policy Committee is made up of EDCC members that represent organizations involved in economic development both in the public and private sectors. The committee provides an opportunity for EDCC members to engage in an open dialogue on current public policy issues. The committee is at the forefront of top state-wide issues related to economic development. To learn how your organization can become more involved, contact Stewart Meek, Committee Chair.

Public Policy Committee

EDCC’s Public Policy Committee is dedicated to developing and supporting policy that advances economic development in Colorado.

Legislative Advocacy Team

EDCC’s Legislative Advocacy Team is made up of action-oriented individuals who advocate and testify on behalf of our organization. If you are interested in jumping in the action and supporting sound policy, we’re looking for you!

EDCC’s Annual Advocacy Day at the Capitol and Legislative Luncheon

EDCC hosts an annual Advocacy Day at the Capitol along with a Legislative Luncheon to connect economic development professionals with their prospective legislators. Our luncheon highlights the importance of educated, sound policies focused on advancing Colorado economies. Day’s events are free to EDCC members.

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