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Tax Reform Framework Recap with Rep. Cramer

October 19th, 2017 by Amanda Huggett

Earlier this week, we welcomed ND Congressman Kevin Cramer to The Chamber for a special discussion on tax reform. Prompted by talks at the federal level, this roundtable allowed local business leaders and Chamber board members to learn the specifics and weigh in with their questions and concerns. The Unified Tax Reform Framework follows a […]


Impact of the New Overtime Regulations

August 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

Last week at Eggs & Issues, we learned the details of the US DOL’s new overtime regulations and its impact on both employers and employees. John Kirchner, executive director of the Midwest region for the U.S Chamber of Commerce, joined us to share what Chamber members need to know to be prepared for the change. […]


Regional Workforce Update

July 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

One year ago, we kicked off a major initiative to solve a regional workforce gap in the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo community (catch up on that HERE). In collaboration with the Economic Development Corporation, Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, the FM Area Foundation and the United Way of Cass-Clay, along with investors, volunteers and committees, […]


Fargo City Commission Candidate Questionnaire

June 1st, 2016 by Tyler Fischbach

    As part of The Chamber’s public policy and advocacy efforts, to keep our members and community informed on the issues affect them and the metro, we’ve asked all 11 Fargo City Commission candidates to answer a questionnaire about their stances on various issues. With a total of six questions each, we have their […]


Technology and Training Intersect at May Eggs & Issues

May 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

At the May Eggs & Issues event, the topics of technology, workforce, history and higher education merged into one fascinating discussion. North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott presented, and we were joined by Interim UND President Ed Schafer, NDSU President Dean Bresciani and NDSCS President John Richman for commentary. Hagerott engaged attendees with some […]


Ag Economy at April Eggs & Issues

April 5th, 2016 by Amanda Huggett

Agriculture was the star of our April Eggs & Issues session. Gathered as panelists to share their expert insight into the issues were Lynn Paulson, senior VP & director of agribusiness development at Bell State Bank & Trust; Mike Krueger, president of Money Farm; and Andrew Swenson, extension farm and farm resource management specialist at […]


Mayoral Candidates Debate Business Issues

October 9th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

The business community united to bring together the candidates vying to become Moorhead’s next mayor. Councilman Mark Hintermeyer, Councilman Mike Hulett and Del Rae Williams answered a series of business related questions and made it obvious to voters in the attendance that three things were true about this election. Based on the standing-room only audience, […]


What We Know is Next For Businesses and Health Care

March 1st, 2013 by Jessica Lee

When it comes to health care reform, we know we probably don’t know as much as we should. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has created enormous uncertainty for companies. Its unclear to us what taxes, fines, fees, and rules we’ll be subjected to—and without having a lot of guidance on how to comply with all that […]


Approaching Crossover: An Update on ND Legislative Action

February 18th, 2013 by Jessica Lee

Those that follow the North Dakota Session know we are approaching a key milestone known as “crossover.” Crossover marks the date  all bills must be voted on in their respective chambers and the viable House bills are sent to the Senate and the viable Senate bills are passed to the House. After crossover on March 1, lawmakers will […]


Chamber Congratulates our 40 under 40 members!

December 10th, 2012 by The Chamber

Prairie Business just came out with their annual list of 40 business professionals under the age of 40. We are proud of the many Chamber members and volunteers that made the list. Congratulations to: Aaron Lamb, Founder/President of Ergologistics, LLC Julie Haugen, Impact Institute Director for Impact Foundation Justin Mahler, Director of Engineering for Spectrum Aeromed Todd Medd, Project Manager/Fargo Manager […]

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