Adams economic group hosts legislators Dec. 9

Staff Report
Posted 12/6/21

Area business, economic development, and non-profit leaders, and citizens are invited to attend Adams County Regional Economic Partnership’s 2022 Legislative Preview Breakfast 7- 9:30 a.m.on Dec. 9 …

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Adams economic group hosts legislators Dec. 9

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Area business, economic development, and non-profit leaders, and citizens are invited to attend Adams County Regional Economic Partnership’s 2022 Legislative Preview Breakfast 7- 9:30 a.m.on Dec. 9 in person, at the city of Northglenn’s new Parsons Theatre.

The Adams County region continues to recover after an uncertain year for businesses due to the lingering effects of COVID-19. With challenges to supply chains and struggles recruiting workforce it’s crucial that organizations like AC-REP partner with the state government to enhance our business environment.

“Decisions and legislation considered during the 2022 state legislative session will impact how quickly our regional businesses recover,” said Lisa Hough, President/CEO of the economic development organization. “We support new investments and programs that allow our members to provide for sustainable and prosperous opportunities to the community based on our legislative priorities.”

Attendees will be first to hear about the partnership’s legislative priorities for the Adams County region and engage in a panel discussion with area legislators. Legislators from the greater Adams County region will share their agendas for the 2022 Legislative Session that will set the stage for business growth.

Area State Legislators scheduled to participate include Rep. Adrienne Benavidez, from House District 32, Rep. Shannon Bird, House District 35, Rep. Rod Bockenfeld, House District 56, Rep. Matt Gray, House District 33, Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, Senate District 23, Sen. Dominick Moreno, Senate District 21 and Sen. Faith Winter, Senate District 24.

Additional speakers at the Legislative Preview include Commissioner Eva J. Henry, Chair of the Adams County Board of County Commissioners and Northglenn Mayor Meredith Leighty.

“To help our members stay informed, the Legislative Preview provides a local opportunity to hear our key regional legislators discuss their plans, priorities, and predictions for the upcoming session,” said Nicole Milo of Centura Health and Co-Chair of the partnership’s Business Advocacy & Public Policy Committee. That committee meets bi-weekly during the session to review and take positions on legislation.

The 2022 Legislative Preview Breakfast is presented by sponsors Great Western Petroleum, Xcel Energy, and United Power and Event Sponsor City of Northglenn. Tickets are $20 for partnership members and economic development partners and $30 for others. Those interested in attending can see the full agenda and register online at http://www.bit.ly/LegPreview22.

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