Legislative Advocacy Updates

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News from CalChamber: Sacramento, CA: Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed an executive order to ease restrictions on commercial drivers supporting emergency relief efforts, and suspend certain existing laws for employers directly affected by COVID-19. The order aims to address dwindling supplies of essential medical and sanitary items, and sudden changes in workforce needs that are affecting businesses across […]Read More

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The following is a summary of current Federal and State action relating to COVID-19 relief.  This information is provided by Patrick Swarthout, Chief Policy Advisory for the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber makes every effort to analyze and relate legislation to our members for informational use only.  For specific understanding and application […]Read More

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News from the GCVCC Business Legislative Action Committee The GCVCC sent Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. the following letter urging further action to assist small business during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. The Honorable Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. March 18, 2020 2342 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 RE: Support for Legislation cancelling payment of all payroll […]Read More

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News form the US Chamber Washington, DC: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today called for additional swift, aggressive action to ensure American businesses of all sizes can mitigate the potentially devastating economic effects from the spread of the Coronavirus, starting with three key steps. Taken together these three steps, in addition to other actions recommended […]Read More