Legislative Advocacy Updates

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Sacramento, CA: The GCVCC has taken a position of opposition to SB 37.  The position is taken based on the GCVCC Platform position(s) found under “Economic Development and Business Regulations”. SB37 Letter GCVCC Legislative Team: This bill would generally discourage businesses from relocating to (or staying) in California, which includes the Coachella Valley. If passed, […]Read More

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News from Assemblymember Garcia Sacramento, CA: Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has released the following statements on Governor Newsom’s initial 2020-2021 state budget proposal: “This new budget marks unprecedented investments and momentous headway for the Salton Sea, New River, and climate resiliency. Importantly, this budget reflects that our concerted advocacy efforts over the years are being recognized […]Read More

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News from State Controller Betty Yee Sacramento, CA: On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled a state can require businesses without a physical presence in that state to collect and remit sales taxes on in-state transactions if the business has a substantial nexus. In its 5-4 decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair […]Read More

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For the GCVCC, all policy is local.  Sacramento, CA: How exactly does the chamber help the local business community when it comes to legislation?  And more importantly, do you really make a difference? One of the key things the chamber does is analyze policy at all levels of government to understand how it impacts our […]Read More