Delegation Trip to Sacramento Recap

Last week, a group of over 50 business & civic leaders from the Cali-Baja region headed to the state capital to advocate for legislation that would benefit business & job creation, & help advance housing, healthcare, & border infrastructure priorities in our region. 

In full, the two-day agenda included meetings covering various areas such as affordable housing, budget, infrastructure, workforce & pipeline, and healthcare. 

 Delegates met with:  

  • Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins 
  • Assemblymembers Chris Ward, Brian Maienschein, Dr. Akilah Weber, Laurie Davis, David Alvarez, and Tasha Boerner 
  • Senators Tom Umberg, Steve Padilla, Susan Eggman, and Catherine Blakespear 
  • Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento 
  • David Nelson, Executive Director, California Forward Action Fund 
  • Lisa Engel, Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee Chief Consultant 
  • James Hacker, Governor Newsom’s Deputy Cabinet Secretary 
  • Megan Kirkeby, HCD Deputy Director of Housing Policy Development 

 “Well-crafted policy empowers businesses to build opportunities, create jobs, and contribute to our communities while unlocking doors to economic growth and regional success,” said Jerry Sanders, President and CEO at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.  “As business leaders, we understand that our unified voice carries the weight of progress–and in the heart of the state’s capital– we are creating space for policies that fuel growth and innovation, making San Diego the best place to live and work.” 

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