L.A. County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Deputy Fire Chief Jon O'Brien joined the Government & Fiscal Affairs Council to present the challenges the department faces as wildfires continue to become more prevalent in Southern California and the number of calls for services steadily increases.
The Chamber held a joint Innovation & Technology and Government & Fiscal Affairs Council focused on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), slated to go into effect January 2020, with the Chair of the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Privacy, Assemblymember Ed Chau.
Chamber members and L.A. City’s elected officials and policymakers joined Beacon Economics at L.A. City Hall to hear findings from the 2019 Los Angeles City Council Districts Economic Report.
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas moderated a panel at the Mobility 21 2019 Summit, themed "Beyond the Limits," at Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The summit focused on transportation priorities and improvements to mobility in the region.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan from the Republic of Armenia on his inaugural visit to Los Angeles.
California Transportation Commission (CTC) Executive Director Susan Bransen discussed steps to ensure accountability for SB 1 funding, CTC's work with Gov. Newsom's administration and joint meetings with the California Air Resources Board.
The Innovation & Technology Council met today with Jeanne Holm, assistant general manager and deputy chief innovation officer for the City of L.A. and senior technology advisor to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Chamber President & CEO Maria Salinas joined our Mobility 21 public and private sector partners for their annual legislative day to support transportation in Southern California.
Gov. Gavin Newsom, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Treasurer Fiona Ma, Controller Betty Yee, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond were all sworn into office this week. Chamber incoming Board Chair Jerry Neuman, DLA Piper LLP; President & CEO Maria S. Salinas; and Policy Manager Olivia Lee were all in Sacramento for the festivities.
On Wednesday, the Land Use, Construction & Housing Council and Transportation & Goods Movement Council jointly held their last meeting of the year, focusing on transit oriented communities and developments.
The Chamber's Innovation & Technology Council held their last meeting of the year, dedicated to the discussion of the digital divide and ensuring digital inclusion for all.