Issue 4.20
May 18, 2018
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A Champion for Education
“John Hollis is a national treasure and legend. He epitomizes service leadership, personal sacrifice, and exhibits the strongest commitment to developing young people. His efforts have positively impacted thousands of students and families over the decades." - Omari Scott Simmons, Professor of Business and Law, and Director of the Business Law Program at Wake Forest University School of Law

The State Chamber and its education affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., were pleased to present the John H. Taylor Jr. Education Leadership Award to Mr. John Hollis on Monday, May 14, at the annual Superstars in Education Reception & Awards Ceremony held at Wilmington University. 
Survey Says...
Chamber Survey Highlights Gap Between General Assembly and Business
Legislative Report
Budget talks will begin, including legislation proposed to create a fund in which to save
a portion of surplus money.
Legislative Priority
This Week in Dover
The General Assembly, while out for a three week break, had the Bond Bill Committee hearings start this week. Of note was State Chamber Tax Committee Chair Jim Selsor providing comments during the Division of Revenue presentation, urging the committee to invest in a technology upgrade at the department...

Small Business Day in Dover
"It's typically a specific bill or issue that brings small business owners to Legislative Hall and it's intimidating. It's great to have the Chamber on your side for this," said Kim Gomes of The Byrd Group.

As a small business owner, we recognize that you may not have the ability to go to Dover for every piece of legislation. But the State Chamber does and we're here for you. Capitalize on the membership benefit of having a full time lobbyist for your business interests through DSCC. 

Why Continuous Learning Matters in Business
By Dora Cheatham

For the small business owner today – more than ever – to ignore the need for continuous learning is to remain stagnant at best, fail at worst. At the Emerging Enterprise Center we hone in on business processes that every small business and entrepreneur needs...

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Applications are now open
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End of Session
Legislative Brunch

June 7, 2018
Chamber Leadership
featuring Chip Ross

May 18, 2018