This Week in Government Affairs, October 15, 2018

This Week in brief: Local- Thank you to the Fresno City Council for unanimously approving the Fancher Creek Parkway resolution. The city council voted to postpone making a decision on permitting electric scooters in the city of Fresno for an additional two weeks. State- Now that the Governor has concluded his signature/veto process we will […]

This Week in Government Affairs, October 8, 2018

This Week in brief: Local The Chamber is in support of the Fancher Creek Parkway act that will be presented at this week’s council meeting. The council will be taking action on regulations relating to shared mobility services (Lime/Bird scooters.) State Our GAC will be doing a legislative recap of the bills from this session […]

This Week in Government Affairs, October 1, 2018

Stay up to date with issues in Governmental Affairs on the city, county, state and federal level, as well as with on-goings happening in the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. Subscribe to receive Government Affairs updates to your inbox.   In brief: Local- The Fresno City Council will be weighing in on the Fancher Creek Parkway […]

This Week in Government Affairs, September 24, 2018

  Stay up to date with issues in Governmental Affairs on the city, county, state and federal level, as well as with on-goings happening in the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. In Breif: Local- The city council will be revising it’s “Anti-Camping” Ordinance. The city council will also be looking at establishing a Fancher Creek Parkway […]

This Week in Government Affairs, September 10, 2018

In Brief: Local The Fresno Chamber will not be supporting Measure P. The Fresno Chamber PAC has announced its endorsements of Tate Hill in Fresno City Council District 3, and Brian Whelan in Fresno City Council District 7. State The Fresno Chamber GAC at their meeting this Wednesday will be having a session recap. Federal […]

This Week in Government Affairs, August 6, 2018

 In brief: Local: City council will be meeting this Thursday and will vote to put the Parks initiative on the November General Election Ballot. State: The legislature returns for the final month of its legislative session today. Federal: We are continuing to monitor issues surrounding trade, tariffs, and immigration. Events: “Meet me in Vegas” […]

This Week in Government Affairs, July 30, 2018

 In Brief: Local: City council meets on August 9th, they will ratify the Fresno for Parks item on the November Ballot. State: The legislature is in recess and will come back for their final three weeks of the legislative year on August 6th. Federal: Congress may pass a budget, with the senate making major […]

This Week in Government Affairs, July 23, 2018

 In brief: Local: Fresno for Parks has submitted 35,000 signatures to the city clerk, which have been forwarded to the county clerk for verification. The initiative may be appearing on the November 2018 ballot. State: The legislature is on summer break and will be returning in two weeks to finish out the legislative year. […]

This Week in Government Affairs, July 9, 2018

 In Brief: Local: Fresno City Council District 3 Re-Count is underway. State: Legislature is on recess through August 6th, and will be done for the 2017-18 legislative session on August 31st. Federal: We are keeping a close eye on trade talks that have a potential to affect the business community. We are also tracking […]

This Week in Government Affairs, June 25, 2018

 In brief: Local: This Thursday the Fresno City Council will be voting to adopt Mayor Lee Brand’s $1.115 Billion annual budget. The council will also be discussing a possible November ballot initiative. A ½ cent sales tax with half of the proceeds going to public safety and the other half to parks. State: “Gut […]