Monthly Archives: March 2022

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is continuing to advance the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Tijuana River Watershed Project. As you may recall, EPA announced in November that a suite of projects, referred to as the Comprehensive Infrastructure Solution, would move forward to the environmental analysis phase to fulfill National Environmental Policy Act […]

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The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Alejandro Mayorkas, met with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Mexican Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, on a visit to address joint efforts on migration and their commitment to accelerating efforts for the Otay II Land Port of entry to enhance security and facilitate trade.  Readout […]

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IBA Forum Recap 

  The Chamber Hosted an IBA Forum where guest speakers provided an overview of their significant efforts to facilitate trade, improve border infrastructure, and binational diplomacy of their respective border region.  Check out our next IBA Forum

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California cities and counties are pushing for lower cannabis tax rates, arguing that high taxes on regulated businesses are hurting supply chains and strengthening the illicit market. Although there are four cannabis tax-related bills introduced this legislative session, local governments are moving faster. In fact, San Diego made the list of fourteen California localities that […]

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VP of  Public Affairs, Stefanie Benvenuto is taking her talents to the TV as Channel 8 has invited the Chamber to do a weekly interview segment on their 4:00 p.m. program about business issues.  Check out last week’s Checking in with the Chamber segment, which includes updates to Cal/OSHA guidance, our upcoming Mission to Washington […]

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On February 28, Governor Newsom signed an executive order to update the Cal/OSHA ETS to align with the CDPH Face Covering Guidance. This aligns with all requirements for the general public and employees in the state. This EO also extended the current Cal/OSHA ETS through the end of the year. The deadline for OSHSB to […]

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Chris Saltz has newly been appointed President of Industrial Commercial Systems, Inc. In this role, he will oversee all aspects of ICS’ continued and unprecedented growth maintaining a focus on delivery of the company’s mission, becoming California’s leading mechanical design/builder, helping clients bring important and complex dreams to reality. Chris has been with ICS for […]

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LEADers On The Move

We enjoy seeing what our graduates are doing and how they are making an impact on the world. Share your good news with us via email: lead@sdchamber.org. Christine Antoine, Rudolph Johnson, III, Dr. Steven Jones, Felicia Shaw, and Lee Wills-Irvine were named by the San Diego Business Journal as a Top 50 Black Leaders of […]

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