Monthly Archives: July 2017

On June 15th, the state legislature adopted an on-time budget package of $183 billion – the largest budget in state history. . Particularly controversial was the inclusion of a massive overhaul of the Board of Equalization and rules changing the process of recall elections which were supported on party lines. Effective as of July 1, […]

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After weeks of negotiating, the Senate has published its “working draft” of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their version of the American Health Care Act passed narrowly in the House. The bill repeals all of the taxes introduced in the ACA, with the notable exception of the Chamber-opposed Cadillac tax, which will go into effect […]

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On June 21, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced his “Housing SD” plan – a set of policies aimed at increasing housing supply, cutting red tape, and directing city resources to affordable housing development. This is a top priority for the Chamber and we have worked closely with the Mayor and his team to draft proposals that make […]

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The Chamber, in partnership with the Water Reliability Coalition, was awarded a grant by the San Diego Foundation to execute three workshops, a summit, and an awareness campaign around the potential for stormwater capture and reuse. The third workshop which was held on June 29 covered case studies and proofs from organizations that are currently […]

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