Legislative Advocacy Updates

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The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce has joined a coalition of local chamber and business organizations opposing a newly proposed communications tax.  The proposed tax would impact text messaging.  While details of the proposal are still not entirely clear, many feel taxing text messages sets a bad standard moving forward and would be expensive to […]Read More

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Palm Springs, CA: The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce recently took a position of support for the Community Housing Opportunities Corporation’s (CHOC) effort to build affordable housing in Palm Springs.  The proposed project is currently before the Palm Springs Planning Commission and Affordable Housing Subcommittee, which most recently met on Tuesday, December 11th, to […]Read More

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Sacramento, CA:  Patrick Swarthout traveled to Sacramento on November 15th to testify before the Clean Air Resources Board on behalf of the GCVCC.  The GCVCC’s Business Legislative Advocacy Committee opposed a recent proposal to implement a price ceiling that could harm our local economy by causing the cost of electricity, gas, and diesel to dramatically […]Read More

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News from the CalChamber: The information below reports on the second year of the 2017-2018 legislative session, showing legislators floor votes for bills the CalChamber recognizes as “Priority”.  For a complete list of this report, including the full voting record of the legislator and additional explanation of the methodology, visit: calchamber.com/voterecord For this legislative year […]Read More