This Week in Government Affairs, October 15, 2018

This Week in brief:


  • 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.


  • Now that the Governor has concluded his signature/veto process we will be tabulating the results and releasing our legislative report cards by the end of the year.


  • We are paying attention to immigration and trade, especially as the conversations intensify around those two issues prior to the November 6 election.



This Week in Government Affairs, October 8, 2018

This Week in brief:


  • 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.)


  • Our GAC will be doing a legislative recap of the bills from this session at its meeting on Wednesday.


  • We are reviewing the new trade agreement between Mexico, Canada and the United States

Events coming up

This Week in Government Affairs, September 10, 2018

In Brief:


  • 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.


  • The Fresno Chamber GAC at their meeting this Wednesday will be having a session recap.


  • We are monitoring trade negotiations, especially those that have the potential to impact our local ag economy.