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As the largest local chamber in both Minnesota and North Dakota, we represent our more than 2,100 member in the public policy arena and take stances on important issues based on what will best serve our member businesses. The Chamber is committed to providing opportunities to access our elected officials and engage in the public policy process to ensure our business climate remains strong and prosperous.

The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber’s strong voice in the business community:

  • Serves the needs and represents the interests of the business community at the local, state and federal levels of government.
  • Provides a unified voice for the business community regarding key issues, development and growth.
  • Increases visibility of business needs through business input to the public policy process.
  • Analyzes and acts upon issues that would otherwise be difficult for small businesses to do alone.
  • Helps unify the public spirit of the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo business community and directs it into useful and constructive channels
     

2018 Public Policy Guide

Public Policy GuideIt is a priority of The Chamber to advance and advocate for pro-business public policies at all levels of government. We recognize that when economic conditions are favorable for the private sector to innovate and grow, the entire community will benefit. The public policy work of The Chamber is truly an added value of membership.

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Fargo City Commission Candidate Forum – June 6, 2018

We were proud to host a forum for community members to educate and prepare them just before the local elections. Here, eight of nine candidates vying for two open seats on the Fargo City Commission discussed key issues affecting our community.

Fargo City Commission Candidate Follow-Ups

After the forum, we asked the Fargo City Commission Candidates if they had any other points to share with voters before the election. Here’s what they want you to know.

One candidate for Fargo City Commission was unable to make the candidate forum event, but did record this video to address his stance on the issues the other candidates discussed. Take a watch to see what Kelan Oster had to say.

Read The Forum’s recap: Fargo City Commission candidates look to connect with voters during forum.
 

West Fargo Mayoral and City Commission Candidate Forum – June 7, 2018

We also were pleased to host a forum in West Fargo for the mayoral race and city commission seats. Here, the candidates discussed key issues affecting the quickly growing city of West Fargo.

Read West Fargo Pioneer’s recap: WF Mayor and Commission candidates face off.

Not sure where your closest voting site is? The Secretary of State’s site can help! Click here to find your local information.

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