Legislative Advocacy Updates

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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

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News from CalChamber: On his final day to act on legislation, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the last surviving California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill. AB 3080 (Gonzalez Fletcher; D-San Diego) would have banned arbitration agreements beneficial to employees, employers and the courts. “We are grateful to the Governor for vetoing this bill […]Read More

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Cathedral City, CA – The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the GCV Cathedral City Chamber, is proud to host the Cathedral City Candidate Forum featuring City Council candidates for the 2018 election cycle.  This free community event is designed to introduce the candidates to the community, allowing them to share their […]Read More

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Coachella, CA – The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the GCV Coachella Chamber, is proud to host the Coachella Candidate Forum featuring candidates for the Coachella City Council 2018 election cycle.  This free community event is designed to introduce the candidates to the community, allowing them to share their views on […]Read More