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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce releases 2024 Advocacy Agenda

January 16, 2024

As the voice of business for Greater Rochester’s nine-county region, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to share our 2024 Advocacy Agenda, outlining key policy priorities for this year on the local, State, and Federal levels. Our team works with elected officials and leaders at all levels of government to ensure that the Greater Rochester/Finger Lakes region remains competitive, allowing for our members and the economy to grow and thrive. 

Our Advocacy Agenda is organized into six distinct sections, each addressing critical aspects of our regional economy and key industries. These focus areas include: 

  • Tax/Mandate Relief 
  • Economic Development 
  • Workforce Development & Education 
  • Healthcare 
  • Transportation/Infrastructure 
  • Member-Specific Support 

To view our full Advocacy Agenda, please visit 

Greater Rochester Chamber President & CEO Bob Duffy said, “We are proud to have helped hundreds of businesses grow and expand through advocacy victories in 2023. Looking ahead to 2024 our focus remains on delivering the relief and support essential for Greater Rochester’s prosperity. We exist to serve, and should there be any way we can remove barriers to success for your organization, please reach out. We are eager to leverage our extensive and hard-earned network for your benefit.” 

Our advocacy initiatives thrive on collaboration with our 1,300+ members. If your business has a policy concern that Greater Rochester Chamber can champion, please contact Chief of Staff Marc Cohen at 

Greater Rochester Chamber is hosting its annual Advocacy Day in Albany on February 6, 2024 from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Member organizations looking for a chance to advocate directly on issues important to their businesses or organizations to lawmakers are encouraged to learn more and register here:

For more information about Greater Rochester Chamber’s advocacy work, please visit 


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