PRESS RELEASES 2008

Read the latest media releases on the Chamber's activities and policy positions.


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December 17, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on the Appointment of Ramon Cortines as LAUSD Superintendent

December 9, 2008
Southern California Leadership Network Honors Regional Leaders for Outstanding Achievement

December 9, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Helps Usher in Historic Redistricting Reform in California

December 4, 2008
Local Leaders Kick Off 'Season of Granting’ at Seventh Annual Cash for College: College & Career Convention

December 3, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Helps Announce City of Los Angeles Certified Green Business Program

November 21, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Urges Balanced Approach to Solve California Budget Crisis

November 5, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Announces Complete Sweep for Chamber-Endorsed Initiatives on November 4 General Election Ballot

October 28, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement On LAUSD Board Of Education Resolution To Endorse Multiple Pathways

October 21, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on Los Angeles City Council Resolution to Oppose Proposition 11

October 20, 2008
Southern California Leaders Unite To Strategize Transportation Solutions During A Slow Economy

October 15, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber joins Gov. Schwarzenegger, Mayor Bloomberg to Urge Californians to Change Sacramento by Supporting Prop. 11

October 6, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber helps launch Yes on Prop 11 Radio Ad Campaign

October 3, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

October 1, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Helps Usher in Multiple Pathways for California Students to Enter College and Careers

September 17, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on California Legislature's State Budget Proposal

September 11, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Announces Positions on November General Election Ballot Measures

August 21, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on Governor Schwarzenegger’s Budget Proposal

August 13, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Supports Councilmember Greuel's Effort to Streamline L.A. City Permitting Process

August 5, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on L.A. County Board of Supervisors Decision to Deny Transportation Sales Tax Initiative Spot on November Ballot

July 24, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on Half-cent Sales Tax for L.A. County Transportation Projects

June 17, 2008
California Voters FIRST Redistricting Reform Initiative Qualifies for November 2008 Ballot

June 17, 2008
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Releases Member Survey and Guiding Principles for State Budget Reform

June 13, 2008
Mobility 21 Coalition Announces Marnie O'Brien Primmer as Executive Director

June 4, 2008
Small Business Week Award Winners Honored

June 2, 2008
Mayor Villaraigosa and Earvin "Magic" Johnson Announce 10,000th Job Filled and Urge Participation in 15,000 More Jobs in HIRE LA's Youth Program

May 30, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Executives Receive Prestigious Fellowships

May 22, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Presents the Stanley T. Olafson Award at Annual World Trade Week Luncheon

May 14, 2008
Sports Pumps $5 Billion Annually into L.A. Economy

May 13, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on Instant Runoff Voting for the City of Los Angeles

May 8, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Endorses Bernard Parks for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

May 1, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on Immigration Reform

April 29, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Statement on AB 2600 and the Use of Public Private-Partnerships for Critical Infrastructure Projects

April 16, 2008
Top Southern California Business and Civic Leaders Urge Federal Legislators to Invest in the Region and "Build America Together"

March 14, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber statement on Controller Chick's Anti-gang report and three related L.A. City Council motions

February 28, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber and LAUSD Join Together To Create Business-Education Partnerships Throughout Los Angeles

February 27, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber and Southern California Leadership Network congratulate Leadership Alum Karen Baker on Governor appointment

February 26, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber And LAUSD Announce New Partnership Creating A Joint Office Of Parent And Civic Engagement

February 14, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber And COMCE Join Together To Enhance Business Opportunities Between Los Angeles And Mexico

February 12, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber statement on LAUSD Board of Education resolution to restrict district meetings at LAX-area hotels

February 8, 2008
Los Angeles Business, Education and Elected Leaders Announce Multilingual Financial Aid Blitz

January 29, 2008
Former L.A. Area Chamber President & CEO Passes Away

January 23, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Announces Positions on Presidential Primary Ballot Initiatives

January 7, 2008
L.A. Area Chamber Announces New Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Public Policy


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