Tag Archives: advocacy

Past Chair Mac Clemmens talks Cap-to-Cap

By Metro Chamber|March 2, 2020

The ties that bind the Capitol Region are incredibly deep and interwoven. Everyone seems to know everyone. Mac Clemmens is no exception. Maybe it’s because, for the past 15+ years, Mac has been the CEO of Digital Deployment, a Sacramento-based firm that designs and builds websites. As co-founder and CEO, he…

2020 Census Is Coming – How it Affects Businesses

By Metro Chamber|February 19, 2020

In mid-March, households throughout the Sacramento County region will receive a letter with instructions on how to complete the 2020 Census. That’s important news for everyone who has a stake in the local economy. Census information plays an essential role in commerce. Companies use it to locate factories, warehouses, and…

Networking + Volunteer Opportunity: SacIEDC Business Walks

By Metro Chamber|February 12, 2020

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! The Sacramento Inclusive Economic Development Collaborative (SacIEDC), in partnership with the Sacramento Metro Chamber, is hosting two business walks this month. Interested in volunteering? Please contact Laurie Eaton at leaton@metrochamber.org. What is a Business Walk (and how can I help)? A Business Walk is a half-day event where…

5 Reasons to Attend Cap-to-Cap

By Metro Chamber|January 22, 2020

The Metro Chamber’s Capitol-to-Capitol program represents the largest and longest-standing delegation of its kind. That last part is worth repeating: the largest and longest-standing delegation of its kind. That fact, in and of itself, is amazing and reason enough to want to be a part of this incredible experience. However, here…

Big Win for Affordable Housing in Sacramento

By Metro Chamber|November 1, 2018

The Sacramento City Council approved the elimination of city fees for affordable housing projects Tuesday night. This huge win is the culmination of months of work by the Metro Chamber, its members and the broader business community. The Metro Chamber‘s efforts to shape this policy took many forms. From testifying…

Policy Update: Temporary Rent Stabilization Moves Forward in Sacramento City Council

By Metro Chamber|October 25, 2018

The Sacramento City Council’s Law and Legislation Committee unanimously passed a temporary rent stabilization ordinance on October 23 that will now proceed for final action to the Sacramento City Council. The temporary rent stabilization ordinance is vastly different from initial proposals that included mandatory rent caps, rent control boards, and…

The Metro Chamber Endorses Ballot Measure Commonly Known as Measure U

By Metro Chamber|August 9, 2018

Metro Chamber Board votes in support of Measure U and the opportunity for it to serve as an investment for inclusive economic development and drive regional prosperity for businesses and neighborhoods. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2018) – The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce announced today it will endorse the City…