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Beyond Election 2020: Engaging at the Local Level

While many said the 2020 election was the most important in recent history, it should go without saying that ALL elections are important, whether or not it is a midterm or presidential year.

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What a Historical Surge in Voter Turnout Means for California

As I reflect on election week, while there is still uncertainty, I am proud to be an American with the right to have my voice heard. As a nation, we have seen a historical ...

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New Taxes and Regulations Weaken Economic Recovery

The November ballot has several propositions that tout the need for increased taxes which is disconcerting given the current pandemic and stalled economy. Of most concern is ...

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Plan Your Vote

We are less than two weeks away from Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. This year, for the first time ever 21,508,716 ballots were mailed to every registered voter in California. ...

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Proposition 15 Will Harm Small Businesses Without Accountability or Reform

California, leads the nation in innovation and progressive ideals but it’s losing when it comes to attracting businesses to the Golden State. Last week, Hyperloop, ...

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Innovators & Job Creators Define L.A. Business

The Los Angeles regional economy is large, diverse and a significant contributor to California's economy. This region leads in a variety of industry sectors; aerospace and ...

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Census 2020: A Crucial Deadline Approaches

2020 has been a year of significant change, or rather disruption, and as we think about the future, let’s not forget one of the most important ways to shape our future ...

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Advocating for Public Policy that Supports Business in a COVID-19 World

The California Legislature wrapped up its two-year session on Aug. 31. This past legislative session, we saw a number of measures to address the impact that Californians are ...

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Commemorating National Women’s Equality Day

COVID-19 continues to adversely affect businesses directly and indirectly in unprecedented ways, especially small businesses whose resources are already stretched thin. While ...

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Proposed Measure H Budget: L.A. County Should Double Down & Invest in What Works

This piece was co-authored by Carla Javits, President & CEO of REDF, and Maria S. Salinas, President & CEO of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. When healthy ...

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