GCVCC Newsletter
News for the Coachella Valley Business Community
2020 La Quinta State of the City Presentation
with Mayor Linda Evans this Thursday
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of La Quinta and the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce, invites you to the 2020 La Quinta State of the City and Business Awards. The event will be held on Thursday, October 15th, streaming live virtually from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM across social media platforms. You can watch it on the GCVCC Facebook page found HERE. This annual event offers a review of recent economic activity, as well as future development and plans significant to the business community. Mayor Linda Evans will be the featured speaker for this event. Pre-registration is not required.
GCVCC Releases Fall Voice of Business - Election 2020 Guide
The GCVCC has released its 2020 Fall Voice of Business Magazine - Election Guide. The magazine will be delivered directly to all members via postal service. You can also view the magazine digitally by clicking below. The fall edition contains the GCVCC PAC endorsements for this election cycle, Legislative Committee positions on State Propositions, as well as a sobering look at the economic impact the COVID-19 related shutdown has had on the Valley's economy.
GCVCC California State Propositions - Final Legislative Committee Positions
The GCVCC Business Legislative Advocacy Committee has taken the following positions on Proposition's appearing on the 2020 voter ballot.
All positions taken are consistent with the GCVCC's legislative platform as formulated by the Legislative Committee and approved by the GCVCC Board of Directors annually. That document may be found HERE.

Proposition 15 (OPPOSE) Requires commercial and industrial properties to be taxed based on market value, would result in a huge tax increase on California business. Click below for more information.

Proposition 21 (OPPOSE) Expands local governments' power to use rent control. Click below for more information.
Proposition 22 (SUPPORT) Considers app-based drivers to be independent contractors and enacts several labor policies related to app-based companies. Click below for more information.

Proposition 23 (OPPOSE) Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close. Click below for more information.

Proposition 24 (OPPOSE) Expands the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and creates the California Privacy Protection Agency to implement and enforce the CCPA. Click below for more information.