Chamber Minute

  • September 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses key legislation in the fall session and promotes the 34th Annual PA Chamber Dinner in this month’s message.
  • August 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr celebrates the American work ethic in advance of Labor Day
  • July 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr commends the U.S. Supreme Court’s protection of worker freedoms through the Janus decision, and some lawmakers attempts to undermine this ruling through card check legislation.
  • June 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the negative impact socialist policies could have on the Commonwealth’s economy.
  • May 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr sets the record straight on false claims from severance tax supporters.
  • March 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr highlights pro-growth policies that coincide with 2018-19 state budget negotiations in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • February 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses Gov. Wolf’s 2018-19 state budget proposal.
  • January 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr talks budget priorities in the new year, and the need for an important workers’ compensation reform bill.
  • December 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr highlights advocacy victories and 2018 legislative priorities in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • November 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the finalization of the 2017-18 budget in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • October 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr shares economic survey results and highlights the need for tax reform.
  • September 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr gives an update on a revenue package to fund the 2017-18 budget.
  • August 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr explains the business community’s opposition to a harmful Tax Code bill in this month’s message.
  • July 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr gives a state budget update and talks about Pennsylvania’s economic problems in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • June 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr shares news of a new pension reform law and discusses our organization’s international business efforts in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • May 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses our efforts to close the jobs skills gap and award workforce scholarships in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • April 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses an IFO report on Gov. Wolf’s budget plan in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • March 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the need to improve the state’s legal system and our organization’s role in the PA Coalition for Civil Justice Reform.
  • February 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the impact of Governor Wolf’s budget proposal on the state’s business community in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • January 2017
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr outlines early session priorities and highlights upcoming events.