Legislative Advocacy Updates

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The following is a letter of position issued by the GCVCC Legislative Advocacy Committee. March 14, 2017 TO:                   Members, Assembly Labor and Employment Committee FROM:              Louinda V. Lacey, California Chamber of Commerce Brea Chamber of Commerce Camarillo Chamber of Commerce Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Culver City Chamber of Commerce Desert Valleys Builders Association Elk […]Read More

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Annual Event Features Elected Leaders from Across Valley INDIO, CA – (April 5, 2017) Updated: May 2, 2017: The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce announced former Mayor of Los Angeles and declared candidate for Governor of California, Antonio Villaraigosa, has agreed to headline the 2017 All Valley Legislative Lunch on Friday, May 12th at […]Read More

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News from California Legislative Women’s Caucus: This afternoon, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia recognized Indio resident, Lily Choate as the 56th Assembly District’s 2017 Woman of the Year. Mrs. Choate was selected for her lifelong commitment to community service, over three decades dedicated to early childhood education and for her above and beyond efforts to provide extracurricular […]Read More

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News from Sacramento: Sacramento, CA — Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D- Coachella), Chair of the State Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee, urges the local agricultural industry to apply for State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) grants. Due to continued technical problems, the SWEEP grant deadline has been re-extended to Monday, March 20, 2017 at 11:00 […]Read More

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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