As the foremost advocacy organization for businesses in the region, the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce actively works to promote and cultivate a thriving business climate while protecting and advancing the interest of the members and the community as a whole.
your voice as a business to policymakers from all parties, and at any level of government, allowing you to shape policy.
in the public conversation on issues important to your business.
The Government Advocacy Committee is fellow volunteers dedicated to improving public policy for the region. They attend monthly meetings and will engage our federal, state and local elected officials on a range of issues important to business leaders.
Our Advocacy Events
Every October a group of Chamber members travels to Madison to take our La Crosse voice and concerns to our state elected officials.
We heard you and we took your concerns to Washington D.C. last week. The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce argued that proposed thresholds for paying overtime to all employees earning less than $52,000 were too high, too fast, and too impactful. Small businesses and...
May 2016 • The Forum Steve O'Malley (County Administrator) co-presented with Tara Johnson (La Crosse County Board Chair) on where expenditures are occurring in the County, where La Crosse County is doing well and much more ...
The La Crosse Area Chamber, on January 25, 2016, contacted our area's Wisconsin representatives in support of Assembly Bill 714 and pending Senate Bill 578. The bills would fix legislation passed this past summer that had significantly impacts rural Chambers that also...
With more than $139 million in transportation projects happening in the next 10 years, the DOT needs to hear your needs. The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce united more than 80 business leaders at an informational and feedback session with the Wisconsin Department...
View the white paper on what we talked to the secretaries about.
After over one year of meetings and compromise, the City of La Crosse Sign Ordinance Review Committee has passed the ordinance