The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is Vermont's largest business organization. We are committed to serving our 2,500 member businesses by growing the economy, advocating pro-business public policies, and providing member-exclusive innovative programs and services. Our membership and reach stretches from the Addison County to the Mad River Valley and up to the Lake Champlain Islands and beyond.
With the city of Burlington acting as our hub, the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce sets the pace for the future of Burlington, the Lake Champlain Region, and even the state of Vermont - through our rich programs and services, community engagement, legislative initiatives, and plentiful events. The Chamber’s goal is to support the community and promote the region as the ideal place to live, work, visit, and do business. info: http://www.vermont.org
The proposed rules would allow cable companies to assign market values to these benefits and then charge the amount back to local communities in most cases. Benefits include items like free cable subscriptions to schools, discounts for the elderly, and fiber connectivity to local government buildings like police departments, fire stations, and libraries.