Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Campbell, former U.S. Congressman and California State Senator, discussed what he would do to fix the budget and other state issues at the Chamber's first California Candidates Series on June 23.
The Chamber welcomed U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) for a discussion including the transportation and education & workforce development funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law earlier this week.
The Chamber, in partnership with the Los Angeles Power Association, hosted California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey for a discussion on electricity and the challenges of energy efficiency.
Union Pacific Railroad Co. Chairman, President & CEO Jim Young met with Chamber members to discuss top priorities, including efficient growth, greening and safety in the development of Union Pacific. The company is prioritizing its investments in Los Angeles to provide more efficient goods movement options and service.