News & Updates

Chamber President & CEO Jerry Sanders, along with VP Paola Avila, joined San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Tijuana Mayor Jorge Astiazarán in a tour of Tijuana’s largest medical device manufacturers, Welch Allyn and Metronic. As the Cali-Baja region represents the largest concentration of medical device companies, this trip was an excellent opportunity to discuss […]

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Last Wednesday, Governor Brown vetoed Senate Bill 249, the legislation that – if passed – would authorize California DMVs to issue enhanced driver’s licenses proving U.S. citizenship. The Chamber has strongly supported SB 249, as enhanced licenses would increase the speed and efficiency of cross-border travel. The Chamber team plans to revisit the issue soon.

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Following our recent delegation trip to Washington, D.C., the Chamber achieved a major step towards the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank by gaining the necessary amount of petition signatures to send the Ex-Im issue to Congress for a vote. The Chamber is in strong support of the Ex-Im Bank, as it remains a vital component […]

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Here’s the good news: after several rounds of intense negotiations, the United States – along with 11 other nations – has finally reached an agreement to create the world’s largest free trade zone. However, your action is still needed to ensure the legislation passes through Congress. We urge you to take a moment to learn […]

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Dentons’ polycentric approach fosters San Diego’s growth On July 1, 2015, Dentons US and McKenna Long & Aldridge merged, expanding Dentons’ geographic reach and strengthening our talent base in the US. Dentons offers clients the full range of business and dispute resolution services through approximately 3,000 lawyers and professionals, 1,100 of whom are located in the US, […]

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Presbyterian Urban Ministries (PUM), formerly known as the Crisis Center, is a ministry of the Presbytery of San Diego, a nonprofit 501(C) 3 organization. PUM ministers to the urban poor and homeless in San Diego. The services provided by PUM today began in 1968 as an extension of the Greater Parish Ministry of the Los […]

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Our Mission: The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care. Who We Are: We are fueled by a dedicated group […]

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The Ahlers Center for International Business at the University of San Diego offers working professionals the opportunity to develop a comprehensive set of skills and strategies to compete in today’s global marketplace through its Certificate in Global Business Strategy program. Corporate Entrepreneurship: How to Unlock a World of Opportunities Seminar Dates: September 1st and 8th Time: 6:00 […]

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Last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations approved a $22.5 million capital increase and $255 million in callable capital to the Norrth American Development Bank (NADB). The approved funding came in at half the amount proposed by both U.S. and Mexican institutions, but Chamber officials remain hopeful that the final amount will match the […]

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Bringing San Diego Business to Sacramento The Chamber’s group of 45 delegates traveled to Sacramento in March to meet with San Diego’s elected officials, as well as representatives from the California Transportation Committee, Department of Water Resources, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon, Governor Brown’s Executive Secretary, the Senate Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee. […]

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