The Chamber joined more than 100 organizations for the 2020 ACCESS Washington, D.C. trip to advocate on behalf of the region's most pressing issues, including the recent COVID-19 outbreak, homelessness, affordable housing, the USMCA and the upcoming election.
On Wednesday, the Transportation & Goods Movement Council received an update from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Christina Lotspike on transportation infrastructure, and from Mike Jones at the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) on the Goods Movement Element of the Connect SoCal Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy.
The Chamber's Innovation & Technology Council kicked off their first meeting of the year with Jordan Crenshaw, Senior Policy Council at the United States Chamber of Commerce.
The health care sector is ever changing and representative of a wide range of industries. The Health Care Council, last week, heard from Dr. Christina Ghaly who is the Health Services Director for the Department of Health Services for Los Angeles County.
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.