Legislative Advocacy Updates

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News from the US Chamber: Washington DC:  The Senate this week took an important first step toward protecting millions of seniors, families, and small businesses across the country from significantly higher health insurance premiums next year. Introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and a group of fellow Republican senators, the Healthcare Tax Relief Act would […]Read More

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Indio, CA:  GCVCC Members and press descended on the Fantasy Springs Resort Special Event Center Monday to hear from California State Treasurer and Candidate for Governor, John Chiang. In addition to the 120 members that came to the Gubernatorial Candidate Forum, five major media companies covered the event.  If you missed it, here is a […]Read More

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Photo: GCVCC Community Development Officer Patrick Swarthout meets with Congressman Ken Calvert from the 42nd District (Corona/Riverside). Washington DC: GCVCC Staff is in Washington DC this week advocating on behalf of our members.  Community Development Officer Patrick Swarthout is meeting with elected officials from across California to discuss issues vital to our local business members.  […]Read More

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County and state budget successes for public safety, economic development and higher education, improvements to the county’s permitting process for development projects, and quality of life measures highlight Supervisor V. Manuel Perez’s first 100 days. Upon joining the Board, Perez immediately focused on the county budget and worked with his colleagues to approve a plan […]Read More

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News from Assmeblymember Eduardo Garcia Sacramento, CA: Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) organized a consequential meeting between Governor Brown and members of the Salton Sea Authority to increase statewide support for mitigation efforts. “This meeting between Governor Brown and our local Salton Sea stakeholders is paramount to the success of our mitigation efforts. The clock is […]Read More