Government Relations Committee Update


The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Committee has voted for the following:  

  1. SUPPORT of SB 742 which will bring more transportation money to Kern County and broaden the access to other regions via Amtrak.
  2. OPPOSE AB 1332 which will prohibit California state or local agencies from contracting with any businesses that contract with any “immigration-related” federal agencies.
  3. OPPOSE AB 1066 which will force employers to provide unemployment insurance to workers during labor disputes.
  4. OPPOSE State Constitutional Amendment (SCA) 5 which will reduce the approval threshold for school districts to impose parcel taxes from 2/3 votes to 55% majority.
  5. OPPOSE SB 756 which will put a moratorium on new charter schools until 2024.