The Chamber, elected officials and Department of Transportation Secretary Foxx came together in celebration of federal funds committed to the Purple Line Extension, Phase 2.
Measure S, the building moratorium slated for the March 2017 city ballot, would worsen Los Angeles's affordability crisis, cost the city nearly $2 billion in lost economic activity, and rip a $70 million-plus hole in the City of Los Angeles budget each year, according to an economic impact report produced by Beacon Economics.
Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania joined the Chamber for a meeting on current health care initiatives.
Photos from the Chamber's 2016 Cash for College Convention!
3rd Annual State of L.A. Infrastructure
The Chamber celebrated numerous 2016 ballot victories. More than 75 percent of Angelenos approved Measure HHH, the $1.2 billion bond to build permanent supportive housing for the homeless. Nearly 70 percent of the County approved Measure M, the Ĺ cent sales tax for Metro's Traffic Improvement Plan, which surpassed even the approval of the original Measure R. Measure CC, a $3.3 billion bond for upgrades to our Los Angeles Community College District's nine campuses, passed with 75 percent of the vote. SEE HERE
for a complete list of Chamber victories.
The Chamber formally recognized participating members of the South L.A. Scholars program at a partnership thank you breakfast last week. The Chamber, in collaboration with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department, Los Angeles Uni≠fied School District, Unite-LA and Los Angeles Trade Technical College have partnered to provide paid work experiences for South L.A. students enrolled in health career themed high schools. In its inaugural year, during summer of 2016, 130 students and over 20 employers participated in the program, resulting in over 13,000 hours of work based learning experiences. The Chamber is grateful to the partners, students and health care companies for their commitment and participation and looks forwarding to building on this success.
Adventist Health Koreatown is 3849 square-feet and has eight patients rooms. Itís open to walk-in patients and offers the community health care services with two experienced Korean speaking physicians. Services include: primary care, family care, childrenís health and wellness, womenís health, immunizations, laboratory, physicals and diabetes, heart disease and weight management health screenings. Physicians can also treat patients with minor injuries or illnesses requiring care, such as minor burns and lacerations, breathing treatments, suture and staple removals, hypertension, depression, heart disease, diabetes, cold and flu, cholesterol and asthma.