A dedicated outlet to allow for constituents to make their voices heard! Providing resources and educational tools to help you become more involved in California’s legislative process.
Share Your Story
One of the best ways to make sure legislators understand the real-world effect of proposals is by getting involved and sharing your own story.
I wrote to this senator about an issue of concern to me and was pleasantly surprised when I not only got a response, but it was a handwritten note that they signed, explaining that they felt the same and would do what they could to support my issue. After that initial interaction, I wrote to them several more times over their tenure and always received a response from their staff or the senator personally.
Hot Issues This Week
Inside the Capitol is published every Friday during the legislative session (January-August), providing information on California business legislation, including the impact of bills on your business, CalChamber’s position, action items and contact names. Act on hot issues where your letter can make a difference this week.
Your Legislators Want to Hear from You
Connect with your legislators over social media. Contacting policymakers has never been easier than in this day and age. Find them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and more. Almost all legislators have some form of media presence.
Read about California Chamber of Commerce winners of the Small Business Advocate of the Year Award, which recognizes small business owners who have done an exceptional job with their local,state and national advocacy efforts on behalf of small businesses. The President’s Circle Award recognizes local chambers of commerce for excellence in business advocacy and helping their members comply with California employment laws.