Category: Policy

The City of San Diego’s International Affairs Board invites you to it’s upcoming “Connecting the Dots: Finding Government Funding for Your Organization” workshop, which looks to bring together non-profits and community organizations to learn about available government resources and how to secure the funding needed to expand and continue to enhance our local community. The […]

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The Chamber’s annual International Tribute Luncheon provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses that have made a significant impact in the binational efforts bridging U.S. and Mexican economies. Previous awardees include Mexican Ambassador Marcela Celorio for Binational Leader of the Year; Mexican Customs (Servicio de Administración Tributaria) & U.S. Customs and Border Protection […]

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Chamber Vice President Paola Avila took part in California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis’ delegation trip to Mexico City last week. This was the first delegation to another country under the Newsom administration, which delivered a clear message of strengthening California’s relationship with Mexico. The delegation met with various federal government agencies including Foreign Affairs, Commerce, […]

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Member businesses had the opportunity to tour San Diego Gas & Electric’s lithium-ion battery storage facility located in Escondido. Energy storage technology aids in getting renewable energy to customers and helps the region achieve its climate action plan goals while advancing a clean energy economy.

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The latest version of the Schools and Communities First initiative has been made public after proponents decided to pull their original proposition in favor of amending and requalifying it for the ballot, representing a significant cost in doing so. Also known as “split roll”, this initiative would untether commercial properties from Proposition 13 protections with […]

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Earlier this year, Baja California citizens elected a new governor, five local mayors, and 25 state representatives. On September 30, the five new mayors were sworn into office, they are: Mayor Marina del Pilar, City of Mexicali Mayor Arturo Gonzalez, City of Tijuana Mayor Armando Ayala, City of Ensenada Mayor Zulema Adams, City of Tecate […]

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There are a variety of vacancies at the local and state levels for boards and commissions. If you are interested in serving, on a volunteer basis, please make sure the Chamber policy team has your information. These opportunities are on an as-available-basis but present a critical opportunity for private-sector leadership to leverage their background, their […]

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The Chamber’s Policy Team is excited to welcome two new staff members, each bringing a specific and unique skillset and perspective to support member advocacy. Rebecca Lieberman joins the team as Policy Advisor, where she will also leverage her background in economic research, rounding out the department’s ability to produce formal research reflecting the region’s […]

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