5/21/18 UCC Government Affairs Press Release

Sherman Oaks, CA – The United Chambers of Commerce Government Affairs Committee on May 21, 2018 took the following positions. 

OPPOSE AB 3087 ~ California Health Care Cost

This job killer bill will interfere with an employer’s ability to negotiate for benefit designs and costs for their employees. It will establish an appointed commission to impose price controls on health care providers and insurers and determine the amount of an individual’s copays and deductibles. Hospitals have already identified a loss of 18 billion dollars if this bill is enacted.

SUPPORT AB 1971 Health & Safety Code

This bill will allow for a person who is gravely ill | disabled and a danger to others or themselves to be taken to the hospital by a peace officer or a member of the attending staff of an evaluation facility.

SUPPORT Taxpayer Fairness, Transparency & Accountability Act

This ballot measure would hold politicians accountable and increase transparency when taxes are raised.

The United Chambers of the San Fernando Valley and Region is a coalition of 32 business organizations including 18 Member Chambers, representing over 21,000 businesses that provide over 387,000 jobs. United Chambers deals with Valley-wide, County-wide and Regional issues and promotes the San Fernando Valley’s overall welfare, progress and economic prosperity.