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Advocacy Agenda

Greater Rochester Chamber advocates strongly for an environment that promotes the success of our members and of our economy at the local, state, and federal level. Each year, we survey our members and develop an Advocacy Agenda that focuses on key areas of member concern.

To make your voice heard on important issues that affect your business or organization, please reach out to us today.

2023 Advocacy Agenda

Our advocacy work is a collaborative process with our members. The above advocacy agenda is a living document that evolves as the priorities and concerns of our members change. If your business has a policy concern that Greater Rochester Chamber can advocate for on your behalf, please reach out to Chief of Staff Marc Cohen at

Current Advocacy Efforts
Leaders and Elected Officials from New York’s Finger Lakes Region Address Housing Crisis Following Governor Hochul’s Roundtable
March 29, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Governor Kathy Hochul hosted a community roundtable, led by administration officials, with local leaders and elected representatives in New York’s Finger Lakes region to discuss the…

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Bob Duffy: Industry councils yield actionable insight
March 28, 2023

Voice of Business Blog As part of Greater Rochester Chamber’s focus to enhance and strengthen our advocacy capabilities for our membership, we began a series of meetings early this year…

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2023 Greater Rochester Chamber Advocacy Day Recap
March 28, 2023

Voice of Business Blog On Thursday, March 23, 2023, Greater Rochester Chamber brought six representatives from member organizations to Albany to meet with elected officials for an annual Advocacy Day.…

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Bob Duffy Statement on Governor Hochul’s FY2024 Budget Proposal
February 1, 2023

Chamber News Release ROCHESTER, NY (February 1, 2023) – Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy has released the following statement on Governor Kathy Hochul’s FY2024 Budget…

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