Chamber Minute

  • November 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the results of the 2019 General Election and the political trends that have been taking place across the Commonwealth over the past several election cycles.
  • October 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the impact of the governor’s plan to enter the Commonwealth into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
  • September 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr gives an overview of anticipated legislative activity as the fall legislative session officially gets underway.
  • August 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr shares PA’s dismal economic rankings in a WalletHub survey and what our organization is doing to improve the state’s business friendliness.
  • July 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr highlights the 2019-20 state budget agreement and promotes tax reform.
  • June 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr provides an update on the recent Primary Election and outlines the importance of smart pro-growth policies in this month’s message.
  • May 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr talks about the need for comprehensive regulatory reforms in this month’s message.
  • April 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr explains why “Restore PA” could drive the natural gas industry out of Pennsylvania in this month’s message.
  • March 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr highlights a business roundtable discussion with SBA Administrator Linda McMahon in this month’s message.
  • February 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr touts bipartisan workforce development efforts and warns of some policies in Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019-20 state budget proposal.
  • January 2019
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr warns of the consequences of targeting industries for higher taxes in this month’s message.
  • December 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr highlights the need for lawsuit abuse reform in Pennsylvania, among other legislative priorities for 2019.
  • November 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr highlights 2018 Election Day results and the session that just wrapped up in this month’s PA Chamber Minute.
  • October 2018
    • PA Chamber President Gene Barr discusses the upcoming General Election and ChamberPAC endorsements in this month’s message.
  • 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.