CEO Council for Growth submits federal appropriations update

The CEO Council for Growth submitted its highest priority appropriations request to our regional congressional delegation. Federal investment in key areas of our economy ensures tremendous economic return, innovations, and breakthroughs that will provide for a better quality of life on a regional and national scale.

Connecting the Region: An update on the Transportation Strategy enabling growth in Greater Philadelphia

The Chamber and its CEO Council for Growth have been making moves to transform Greater Philadelphia into a global region – and the outcomes are getting noticed (and awarded).

John A. Fry testifies the importance of the Northeast Corridor at US House Appropriations Subcommittee

On the morning of April 11, 2018, John Fry, Chair of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, testified the importance of investing in the Northeast Corridor to the US House Committee on Appropriations.

Rob Writes Letter to Secretary Chao in Support of TIGER Funding for SEPTA 30th Street Station

Chamber President & CEO, Rob Wonderling shares his support of TIGER funding to allow SEPTA to transform its 30th Street Station into a modern, 21st century facility, fully capable of supporting the large-scale economic development activities planned for the immediate area.

CEO Council for Growth Hosts Annual Forum

The Congressional delegation of the Greater Philadelphia region joined the CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) at Drexel University in West Philadelphia on March 6, 2017 for its annual meeting to discuss policy issues related to infrastructure, talent and innovation. Over 70 business, civic and higher education leaders from the Greater Philadelphia region convened with Members of Congress in order to strengthen the region’s voice in Washington, D.C. Among those in attendance were:

  • Senator Thomas R. Carper (D–DE),
  • Senator Chris Coons (D–DE),
  • Senator Patrick J. Toomey (R–PA),
  • Congressman Ryan Costello (R–PA),
  • Congressman Charlie Dent (R–PA),
  • […]

Notes from the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

On Wednesday, February 22, a small group of middle market executives and stakeholders met with Congressman Tom MacArthur of New Jersey. The Congressman, a former business owner himself, shared a high-level update of activity in Washington, D.C., and provided some insight into the role of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth, of which he is a Co-Chair. Attendees had the opportunity to share issues that are top-of-mind for their middle market businesses and clients.

One element that resonated throughout the conversation was enhanced visibility to regulations. Executives of middle market companies and those stakeholders who support these businesses have a […]