Cranberry Country Chamber Of Commerce

Legislative Committee

Our Legislative Committee is designed to work with local and state legislators regarding issues of concern to the business community and local and regional economic development.  This year, the Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce joins the The Southeastern Massachusetts Legislative Alliance of Chambers [SEMLAC], comprised of the following chambers of commerce: Bristol County, Cape Cod Canal Region, Cranberry Country, Sandwich, SouthCoast, Taunton Area, Tri-Town and United Regional. SEMLAC represents the business interests of the communities each chamber serves and addresses policy issues of importance to the region as a whole, together becoming one voice in common issues such as $15.00 minimum wage increase, Family and Medical Leave, Millionaire’s Tax, and other statewide ballot initiatives. See below:

CCCOC POSITION STATEMENT $15 Minimum wage increase

CCCOC POSITION STATEMENT Paid Family and Medical Leave

 CCCOC POSITION STATEMENT – Massachusetts Nurse-Patient Assignment Limits Initiative

CCCOC POSITION STATEMENT – Sales Tax Decrease/Sales Tax Holiday Initiative

Our Legislative Committee holds legislative round tables throughout the year as well as a Legislative Luncheon in the fall to offer the opportunity for our members to speak directly with local and state legislators.

Our 2018 Legislative Committee Members:

Wayne Perkins
Miriam Hollenbeck
John Olivieri, Jr.
Willy Duphily

We welcome any of our interested members to join this committee by calling President, Valerie Glynn at the Chamber Office 508-947-1499.