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Government Affairs

By Scott Alevy, President & CEO   Multiple tax increases. Education and political campaign funding. The kind of stuff you don’t want to see on your ballot (but seem to face every two years). That’s part of what you can look forward to on November 6th. Oh sure, there are…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 09:06

Opposition to Sequestration

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the eastern part of San Diego County. We have grown to over 850 member companies, employing approximately 15,000 hard working East County residents. After the issue of Sequestration was vetted in our Government Affairs Committee, the…
At their April meeting, the Chamber’s Board of Directors voted to take formal positions on eight separate pieces of legislation that are currently making their way through the maze that is the California State Legislature. Here are the two bills we chose to SUPPORT: Senate Bill 1374 This bill relates…
One of the most important services the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce offers to the entire business community is our ongoing advocacy, including ballot initiatives and legislative issues. We are proud to serve as the voice of the business community in East County, and take that responsibility seriously.…
By Scott Alevy, President & CEO One of the most important services the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce offers to our members (and the entire business community) is our advocacy on local, state and federal legislative issues. We are proud to serve as the voice of the business…
Thursday, 19 January 2012 18:12

Governor's State of the State Speech

Forward to a friend       Here is the full text of the Governor's State of the State speech.    SACRAMENTO – In his 2012 State of the State speech, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. said California is “on the mend” and laid out an ambitious agenda for economic growth…
Monday, 03 October 2011 06:53

Legislative Update

San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce Official positions on State & Federal Legislation – 2011 SB 129 (D-Leno) Issue: Medical Marijuana and Protected Classes in California Employment Chamber Position: Oppose 3/22/11 CalChamber Position: Oppose Status: Failed to pass out of Senate and was moved to Inactive File on 6/3/11…
The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers with 50 or more employees that the deadline for mandatory supervisor sexual harassment training that must occur every two years may be due before the end of 2011. AB 1825, signed in 2004, requires California employers with 50 or…
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 14:18

June 2011 GAC Summary

Senate Bill 459 (D-Corbett) OPPOSE If passed, SB 459 would penalize and fine independent contractors for independent contractor status filings. This bill would also penalize employers who have been advised to treat an individual as an independent contractor to avoid employee status, though not an act of their own intent.…
The California Chamber of Commerce recently released a list of new employment laws that will have an impact on businesses in California. The following is a list of new laws that have recently gone into effect or will take effect in 2011: Workers' Compensation Notice Requirements The posting and notice…

Elected Officials and Representatives

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El Cajon, CA 92020
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San Diego, CA 92116
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Senator Joel Anderson
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El Cajon, CA 92020
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1052 Mission Gorge
Santee, CA 92071
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Assemblywoman Shirley Weber
7144 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
619-462-7878 Office
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San Diego, CA 92101
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City of Lemon Grove Graham Mitchell City Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
3232 Main Street
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
619-825-3800 Office
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La Mesa, CA 91942
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El Cajon, CA 92020