Gov. Jack Dalrymple
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:
On April 14, 2015, The Chamber had the candidates for mayor of the City of Fargo discuss their views on how best to lead Fargo on the hot topics such as permanent flood protection, economic development, growth and city development.
On April 15, 2015 Fargo City Hall held the hot debate with the candidates for the City of Fargo Commission as they discuss their views on City if Fargo development, permanent flood protection and what they see on the horizon for the city.
2015 Public Policy Guide Now Available
The annual Public Policy Guide outlines general Chamber positions on significant business issues and serves as a roadmap for shaping policy at the local, state and federal level. Each year, the Public Affairs committee seeks input from Chamber members in revising the policies and submits the publication for approval by the Chamber Board of Directors. The 2015 Public Policy Guide is available online or in printed format.
Bill Authorizing Funding for the F-M Area Diversion Project Passed
Both the U.S. House and Senate have passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which authorizes federal funding for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. Sen. John Hoeven announced the authorization at The Chamber, which convened a task force of top leaders from the community to advocate for permanent flood protection during the 2013 legislative session.