The Public Option - A Realistic Alternative in Health Care

John Baackes, CEO, L.A. Care Health Plan on May 30, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in Health Care Waiting Room 
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Medicare for All is trending in today’s American political discourse. But, while talk is cheap, actually getting to a single-payer system, like Medicare for all, is not. Taxes would have to rise to intolerable levels to cover the projected cost of more than $32 trillion in the first 10 years. Even doubling individual and corporate income tax collections would not pay for it.

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Alba Wheels Up International hosts World Trade Week Committee

Center for Global Initiatives on May 29, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Members of the Chamber's World Trade Week (WTW) Committee were hosted for a private luncheon by WTW Chair Vince Iacopella at The Proud Bird near LAX this week to recognize and celebrate their dedication and support of the initiative each year.

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Chamber's Bixel Exchange and Snap Inc. partner for Snapchat Sticker Pack Design Challenge

Center for Innovation & Technology on May 29, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On May 29, Bixel Exchange, part of the Chamber's Center for Innovation & Technology, and Snap Inc. invited the top 20 student winners of the 2019 Snapchat Sticker Pack Design Challenge to Snap’s creative offices in Santa Monica.

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Chamber hosts 2019 Board Assistant Appreciation Luncheon

L.A. Area Chamber on May 29, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber and LaTonya Campbell, Board liaison, hosted an annual appreciation luncheon to honor the hard work and dedication of the Chamber Board's administrative assistants.

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Building our Relationships in Sacramento

Maria S. Salinas on May 29, 2019 at 9:00:00 am in The Business Perspective 
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When it comes to advocating on behalf of the Los Angeles business community, some of the strongest tools we have are our relationships with elected officials and policy makers. Last week, as we traveled with more than 80 Chamber members to Sacramento for our annual ACCESS Sacramento advocacy trip, building relationships with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new administration was our top priority.

 

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Keidanren delegation visits the Chamber

L.A. Area Chamber on May 28, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On May 28, the Chamber hosted a luncheon for a delegation for Keidanren.

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Bixel Exchange announces new partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation

Center for Innovation & Technology on May 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Bixel Exchange, the Center for Innovation & Technology at the Chamber, has announced a new partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation to bring WorkforceReady, a new, online-learning program, to their L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline students.

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Chamber President & CEO joins East Los Angeles College to address challenges facing unrepresented groups

L.A. Area Chamber on May 24, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas visited East Los Angeles College (ELAC) to discuss how the college is working to prepare students for careers in entrepreneurship, and what the college is doing to create good-paying jobs and careers through education, entrepreneurship and innovation to address students' basic needs.

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Chamber hears updates from Los Angeles City Planning

Center for Business Advocacy on May 22, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Land Use, Construction & Housing Council heard updates from two deputy directors from the City of Los Angeles' Department of City Planning, Tricia Keane and Arthi ...arrowRead More

Government & Fiscal Affairs Council welcomes L.A. City Councilmember Monica Rodriguez

Center for Business Advocacy on May 21, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, the Chamber's Government & Fiscal Affairs Council welcomed L.A. City Councilmember Rodriguez, chair of the City’s Public Safety Committee, to speak on enforcement policies against illegal cannabis businesses.

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