Legislative Advocacy Updates

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The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce was proud to recently support the California Desert Arts Council (CDAC) in their efforts to gain cultural district designation for our region from the state of California. The following is a letter of support drafted on their behalf. RE: Letter of Support From: Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of […]Read More

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News from CalChamber: The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a sixth job killer bill that opens new avenues for shakedown lawsuits related to environmental laws. SB 49 (de León; D-Los Angeles) is an overbroad bill that includes a private right of action for environmental laws similar to the Private Attorneys General Act provisions that […]Read More

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Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) joins Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) to introduce Assembly Bill 1127, requiring baby diaper changing stations be installed in men’s and women’s restrooms in restaurants, department stores and other frequently visited public buildings and businesses in California. AB 1127 will obligate buildings owned by a state or local […]Read More

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News from Sacramento Sacramento, CA:  Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) was named The California Park and Recreation Society’s (CPRS) “Legislator of the Year.” CPRS is an extensive statewide membership coalition dedicated to park and recreation networking and advocacy. The award was presented this morning, at the CPRS’s Annual Parks and Recreation Conference and Expo. Longtime […]Read More

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INDIO, CA–Local elected officials, residents, and housing advocates today highlighted the impacts of California’s affordable housing crisis in the Coachella and Imperial Valleys in a hearing hosted by Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco), Chair of the California Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development, and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella). Today’s hearing […]Read More

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From the United States Chamber of Commerce, Credit the US Chamber Staff: “We’ve cut off the fuel supply” to businesses, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue explained in Chicago. “And guess what—America’s economic engine is sputtering.” Following up the successful State of American Business address, Donohue took the Chamber’s pro-growth agenda to Chicago. In […]Read More