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.

Grow PA Supports HB 796 to Connect Local Schools and Businesses

On June 14, 2019, Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, writes a letter urging the Members of the House Education Committee to support HB 796. This bi-partisan bill encourages partnerships between businesses and local schools, which will lead students to sustainable career paths and ultimately strengthen the future’s workforce.

Dear Chairmen Sonney and Roebuck, and Members of the House Education Committee:

I write today to offer our support for HB 796 introduced by Representatives Jared Solomon, Aaron Bernstine, and Kate Klunk and scheduled to appear before your Committee on June 17th.

This bi-partisan bill gets right […]

The Chamber supports HB 1103 to expand the Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE)

Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, submitted the following letter urging the Southeastern Pennsylvania State House Delegation to support HB 1103, legislation that would expand Pennsylvania’s Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE).

Testimony: The Chamber advocates for sound workplace legislation


Tuesday, October 30, 2018
City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Testimony submitted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia on Bill 180649

According to a recent survey of service sector workers in Philadelphia, 92% within the food service, retail and hospitality industry are satisfied with the efforts of their employer to be flexible and support work/life balance.

Like you, we want a vibrant and thriving Philadelphia where families are healthy and prosperous. Our employees, customers and future workforce live, work and learn here. The Chamber recognizes the depth of […]

Testimony: The Chamber advocates for government policies that enhance regional competitiveness

Yvette Núñez (Vice President of Civic Affairs at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia) provides comment on strategies the City can use to grow its tax base and expand opportunities for all Philadelphians.

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.