The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce

Leading Businesses, Leading Communities™

Located in the heart of Pennsylvania, Columbia and Montour counties offer all of the advantages of rural living with an outstanding quality of life. Vibrant communities such as Berwick, Bloomsburg, Danville, Millville, Benton and Catawissa are surrounded by rolling hills and relaxed country settings. Within minutes, residents and visitors have access to numerous shopping, dining, recreational and cultural opportunities. The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce invites you to learn more about these opportunities through its website. The two counties share a common history and current ties, providing an ideal setting to live, work and operate a business.

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Governor’s Budget Plan Would Increase Local Tax Burden

Information provided by Rep. David Millard The House Appropriations Committee last week launched a website which provides information on how the Commonwealth’s taxpayers in each school district would fare under Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed property tax shift plan. If fully implemented, the governor’s plan would raise $8 billion in new taxes by 2016-17, but put only […]

Chamber Board Supports Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion

Two natural gas pipeline projects that would traverse the area are being planned. These projects would likely benefit the local economy during construction phases and provide long-term opportunities for businesses and residents to utilize Pennsylvania’s natural gas resources. This Tuesday, the Chamber Board passed a resolution supporting the expansion of the gas pipeline infrastructure in Pennsylvania. […]

Budget Proposal Doesn’t Offer Real Solutions for Pension Crisis

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last Tuesday, March 3, Gov. Tom Wolf gave his first budget address before a joint session of the General Assembly. The plan calls for nearly $34 billion in total spending for the 2015-16 fiscal year, an increase of 16 percent over the current year’s spending. Most concerning to […]

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