Position Statements

Through a collective effort between our Advocacy Council, Board of Directors and our membership, The Chamber is able to take a strong stand on the positions that matter most to Lancaster County’s private sector and broader community – helping to build Lancaster County into a model of prosperity for 21st Century America.

Regional Advocacy Agenda 2017

Tax, Budget & Fiscal Matters
Local Tax Collection Consolidation 
State Budget Proposal - Fiscal Year 2016-2017
State Budget Proposal - Fiscal Year 2015-2016
State Budget Proposal - Fiscal Year 2014-2015 
State Budget Proposal - Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Business Tax Reform (Previous Position Statement 0308-01 and 305-2)
State Budget Proposal - Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Sustainable Communities
Sustainable Cities
Historic Tax Credit
City Revitalization & Improvement Zone

Transportation & Infrastructure
25-Year Vision for Lancaster County's Mobility
Transportation Funding Advisory Commission
Recommendations on Transportation Funding

Healthcare & Insurance

Labor Relations
Prevailing Wage
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

State and Public School Employee Pension Reform (1109-01)
State Budget Proposal, Education - Fiscal Year 2011-2012 (Part 2)
State Budget Proposal, Education - Fiscal Year 2013-2014

Energy & Environmental Stewardship
Guiding Principles on Energy

The Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act - "Clean and Green"
Agriculture Equipment Transportation

Community/Workforce/Legal Matters

Places2040 Letter of Support

Safety Net and Workforce Position Statement
Merit Selection of Appellate Judges

Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

Property Tax Reform

Affordable Housing
Industry Partnerships
Tort Reform Legislation
Venue Shopping
Lancaster County Convention Center


*Archived Position Statements