Congress, Fix the DACA Crisis. Exiling Dreamers from California Would be Disastrous

By Metro Chamber|June 20, 2018

By: Amanda Blackwood Special to the Sacramento Bee June 19, 2018 04:52 PM   Across California’s capital region, our business leaders have long understood the path forward for our region’s economy is preparing today’s workers for tomorrow’s industries. Powered by some of the country’s leading universities, we are innovating the…

Rent Control – A Counterproductive Public Policy

By Metro Chamber|June 6, 2018

A charter amendment has been proposed for the November ballot that would impose rent control in Sacramento and create a new appointed board and bureaucracy to oversee rental units in our region’s urban core. These would be some of the most restrictive rent controls in the country. It is understandable…

Housing Matters Part 2: Collaborative Solutions

By Metro Chamber|June 6, 2018

Lisa Westwood, ECORP Consulting, Inc. Metro Chamber Land Use & Natural Resources Committee Chair. & Michael Strech, North State BIA READ PART 1 Few issues in our region are as polarizing as new housing development. Whether it’s rooted in the quality of life or environmental responsibility, there is no question that our…

Cleaner Air Partnership Fighting to Secure Funding

By Metro Chamber|May 15, 2018

For over 30 years, the Cleaner Air Partnership (CAP) has fought to improve air quality across the Capital region because investing in clean air improves public health, while also growing our economy and attracting new businesses. CAP is anchored by the Sacramento Metro Chamber, Breathe California Sacramento Region, and Valley…

MetroPAC Announces Endorsements for June 5, 2018 Primary Election

By Metro Chamber|May 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO—The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee MetroPAC, is proud to announce its endorsement of the following candidates and ballot measures for the June 5, 2018 primary election.  Voters are urged to join Metro PAC in protecting jobs and the economy by electing these pro-business individuals and ballot…