Legislative Advocacy Updates

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The following letter was delivered to the Office of Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D., CA 36th District, on December 17, 2019. USMCA Letter Ruiz 12-17-19 Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D.                                                                                   December 17, 2019 United States House of Representatives, CA 36th District 2342 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 Cc: Peter Carlstrom, Field Representative Re: United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Dear […]Read More

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The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce has signed on as an official partner of the 2020 Census.  In that capacity they are responsible for disseminating information to the public, informing key stakeholders and partners why the Census effort is so important to the community, and generally promoting broad community participation to achieve an accurate […]Read More

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City Council updates from around the Valley Codes: Support – Proposal falls within the scope of supported measures for the respective city’s legislative platform as established by their local chamber board. Oppose – Proposal falls within the scope of opposed measures for this city’s legislative platform as established by their local chamber board. Neutral/Watch – […]Read More

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News from the California Restaurant Association The following article is a press release from the California Restaurant Association regarding the City of Berkeley’s attempt to ban natural gas.  A similar proposal has been floated at the State level.  The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce opposes any attempt on the part of government agencies to […]Read More

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Editorial Opinion A battle is being waged in Sacramento right now between worker rights groups and corporations, and it may be quietly damaging the very people it is intended to protect.  It is perfectly encapsulated with the recent AB 5 bill signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsome, a bill that makes it much more […]Read More

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News from CalChamber Sacramento, CA: In September, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 5 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) — and significantly altered the way California law distinguishes between employees and independent contractors. AB 5 did two things: First, it codified the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, 4 Cal. 5th 903 […]Read More