• Our Voice

    Decisions made by government officials and elected leaders have consequences for your business. "Our Voice" is your quick guide for navigating the legislative lay of the land - from local land use policies and regional economic development to state elections and the economy.
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    Aaron Nelson
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Three things to consider right now as you prepare your home and business for Hurricane Florence. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Several demonstrations are planned over #SilentSam this evening on UNC Campus. Here's the state-of-play and 3 things you need to know right now. Read more
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    Laurie Paolicelli
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    In September, nearly 100 local leaders will visit Lawrence, Kansas. The Executive Director of our Visitors Bureau, Laurie Paolicelli, is one of them, and she's excited. In an elegant personal letter to all Chamber members and friends, she shares her top four reasons why this special experience (the 2018 Inter-City Visit to Lawrence) has something for everyone - from basketball to literature to the spirit of the town itself. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    There are roughly twenty road improvement projects underway in Chapel Hill and Carrboro this summer, including construction on main thoroughfares like East Franklin Street and South Greensboro Street. Get informed on what projects are on-deck and how your Chamber is teaming up with local business to let shoppers know that some roads might be closed but Chapel Hill and Carrboro are open for business. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Tonight, the Chapel Hill Town Council will discuss Chapel Hill’s future. They’re not talking about next week or next year, they’re talking about Chapel Hill 2049. There are six focus areas Council will discuss. The big question remains: do these areas properly account for our current and future realities or should they be expanded? The Chamber and the Home Builders say expand. Read why. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    With five days of rain ahead of us, it's apropos to consider the inevitable runoff and flooding we will experience. Stormwater management is a material issue for local businesses. The Carrboro Board of Aldermen are discussing a proposed stormwater utility rate structure, and the Carrboro Business Alliance - an association of 80 Carrboro-based enterprises that share a vision for a strong, resilient Carrboro – are advocating for three simple things. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Wednesday, May 9, 2018
    Find out the results of the 2018 Primary Elections and learn more about the winning candidates' positions on 13 business-critical issues. Read more
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    Aaron Nelson
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    "When it comes to #affordablehousing, we need to be more optimistic and less patient," according to Chamber CEO Aaron Nelson. Watch as Aaron Nelson explains why we need #MoreHousingFaster and how we can do it, and then click through to read his full column in The Herald Sun. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Primary elections are often punctuated with little interest and low turnout; but in Orange County, NC, where many more Democrats are registered than Republicans, the winner of the May primary almost always wins the general election in November. Bottom line - this primary matters and the Chamber is ramping-up our advocacy. Read on to learn how you can get informed and engaged. Read more
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    Katie Loovis
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    “The world is run by those who show up.” A wise adage Owner of Back Alley Bikes, Jason Merrill, shared through a video challenge to local citizens to volunteer on a community advisory board, committee, or commission. Jason serves on the Chapel Hill Transportation and Connectivity Advisory Board. Learn how you can get more involved, too. Read more
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