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The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is a powerful network of 1,500 member companies representing every industry in our region. The Chamber is dedicated to helping Greater Boston businesses connect, grow, and succeed through more than 100 strategic networking events annually; a business advocacy program designed to improve our region's competiveness and economic climate; and exclusive leadership development programs in partnership with the leading colleges and universities across the area. For more information, and to join us today, visit www.bostonchamber.com.

LATEST BLOG ENTRIES

 

By MChapman

Sunday on This Week in Business, Marty Meehan, Chancellor of UMass Lowell, joined Paul Guzzi and NECN’s Peter Howe to discuss the University’s new research partnership with Raytheon and other changes as the school. Watch this segment here.

In the Briefing Room, Amy Latimer, President of the TD Garden, joins to discuss the Garden’s $70 million renovation plan and development projects happening outside the Garden. Watch this segment here.

On the Business Beat, Peter and Paul discuss Governor Patrick’s inv...

 

By MChapman

On August 13, Governor Patrick signed into law an economic development bill designed to strengthen the state’s economy. The bill includes a number of provisions supported by the Chamber, including the creation of a state-level Financial Services Advisory Council, the preservation of current state policy on non-compete agreements, and the modernization of the state-level research and development (R&D) tax credit.

The Chamber proposed the creation of the Financial Services Advisory Council last...

 

By MChapman

Earlier this week, the Chamber’s policy team hosted an ‘end of session’ conference call to give members an update of a number of timely state and federal issues, including:

  • Overview of 2013-14 Legislative Session – highlighted wins in the areas of transportation finance reform, software sales tax repeal, unemployment insurance rate freeze and reforms, and economic development legislation.
  • Economic Development Legislation – Governor Patrick signed this bill into law on August 13. It includes creation of
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