Gov. Hogan vetoes mandatory paid leave bill (HB1)

As summer shops and popular resort areas prepare for the start of their most valuable season,  Gov. Larry Hogan has followed through on a promise he made to veto House Bill 1. This bill would have re...

January 2017 Viewpoint

The future is bright for the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County in 2017. Several projects from last year are still on the table that your Chamber is involved with that will promote growth, friendl...

October 2016 Viewpoint

There are a couple of things on the radar screen of the Chamber. One is the “Development Impact Fee” and the second is the “Enterprise Zone Expansion”. First, let’s look at the Impact Fee. Since its ...

Viewpoint June 2016

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce has just graduated its first class of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy.  Now you’re probably thinking “Great….What’s the Young Entrepreneurs Academy?” Well, it’s...

May 2016 Viewpoint

Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce endorses proposed Wicomico County Economic  Impact Scholarship Program @ Wor-Wic Community College. This is a program of free tuition at Wor-Wic for Wicomico County...

Viewpoint – April 2016

Recently I attended a press conference called by Wicomico County Executive, Bob Culver to address the drug epidemic that is running rampant, not only in our County but across America. On the panel we...

Viewpoint – February

The 2016 Maryland General Assembly session is officially underway. Governor Hogan continues to put forth suggestions for tax reductions for individuals as well as businesses and while we appreciate t...

Viewpoint – January 2016

As we look ahead to 2016, the future is bright for the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County. Several projects are on the table that your Chamber is involved with that will promote growth, friendlier...

Viewpoint – September 2015

I get the question a lot “What’s going on at the Chamber?” The answer is “Everything!” We’re so deep and involved in many projects that are both short-term and long-term opportunities for our area. S...

Viewpoint – August 2015

By Ernie Colburn As of this writing, the Chamber is halfway through our 6-Industry Roundtable Meetings. These Roundtable Meetings are held at the Chamber every Wednesday from Noon to 1:30pm through A...