Tag: Ports

Secretary Ross Joins CalChamber to Talk on Importance of Food, Ag to State’s Economy

California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross joined the California Chamber of Commerce last week to speak on important issues facing the...

New CalChamber Blog Shares Insights on Canada Border Tour

California Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Affairs Susanne Stirling joined private and public sector leaders from around the United States, and Canadian...

CalChamber, Coalition Support Move Toward Improving Operating Efficiencies at U.S. Ports

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition of U.S. businesses and industries are urging ranking members of Congress to support information gathering...

CalChamber, Broad Business Coalition Support Federal Ports Legislation

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined a large coalition of manufacturers, farmers and agribusinesses, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, distributors, and transportation and logistics...

Economic Advisory Council: California Economy Maintains Momentum as Ports Bounce Back, Tax Revenues Surge

California’s economy appears to be maintaining strong momentum through the first few months of 2015, even though the state’s economy continues to be  impacted...

Port Slowdown Highlights Need for Passage of Trade Promotion Authority​​​​

The recent port slowdown made headlines across the country and is estimated to have cost the national economy about $2 billion a day. And, no...

Ports Increasingly Bustling Again After Tentative Labor Deal​

The seaports of the West Coast went from lagging to bustling over the weekend, a process that is expected to accelerate Monday in the...

California U.S. Senators Send Letter Urging Resolution to Port Dispute​

U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein yesterday sent a letter to the presidents of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)  and Pacific...

Businesses Voice Concerns About Impact While Port Worker Contract Talks Drag On​​​​​​

The many businesses that depend directly on efficient goods movement through West Coast ports are anxiously awaiting the successful completion of negotiations for a...