Advocacy

The Chamber is a leading advocate for business in Manhattan and beyond.

Our Work

The Chamber is a thought leader on the future of the city’s economy and the collective voice for business on public policy and economic development decisions at all levels of government.

We are working to create and sustain a favorable business environment in which all businesses can grow and prosper. We are working to create a better New York.

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Advocacy

Latest Issues

  • Ensure that the needs and perspectives of the business community are at the forefront of citywide elections in 2017
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  • Reform the city’s commercial rent tax, which is wholly paid by business owners south of 96th Street in Manhattan
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  • Support development proposals that will enhance NYC as a tourist destination and add to the vibrancy of local neighborhoods 
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  • Reduce the fines and regulatory burdens on businesses at the city level
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  • Strengthen the MWBE procurement processes at the city and state levels
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  • Improve the city’s transportation and infrastructure
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  • Enhance education and workforce development opportunities in order to meet employer demand

 

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