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.

Tax, Budget & Fiscal Matters
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)

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
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