The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) unequivocally supports the passage of an updated NAFTA agreement, now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The announcement of Canada joining the recently crafted accord between Mexico and the United States will benefit our community and South Texas. It will continue to promote free trade and globalization, two prime tools that bolster economic growth.

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber’s Statement on the new NAFTA deal, now known as the U.S., Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA)

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) unequivocally supports the passage of an updated NAFTA agreement, now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The announcement of Canada joining the recently crafted accord between Mexico and the United States will benefit our community and South Texas. It will continue to promote free trade and globalization, two prime tools that bolster economic growth.

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports San Antonio being Listed as “In Attainment” under EPA’s 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

 SAN ANTONIO (May 1, 2018) – The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors voted in favor of providing commentary to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking it to classify the entire San Antonio – New Braunfels MSA as “in attainment” for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards. Commentary was submitted…

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UPDATE: City Amending Airport Concessions RFP Process

Hispanic Chamber Approves of City Amending Airport Concessions RFP   Dear Valued Member, In response to city-wide business feedback, including the Hispanic Chamber’s solution-backed position, the City of San Antonio will amend its Airport Concessions Request for Proposal (RFP) process and ask for submissions to include two versions – one that includes estimates with a “Labor Peace…

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Hispanic Chamber heads to the Capitol for Small Business Advocacy Day!

On Thursday, March 30, 2017 the Hispanic Chamber headed to the Capitol in Austin, Texas for Small Business Advocacy Day where business owners discussed fair contracting and access to capital opportunities with our legislators. Special thanks to Woodforest National Bank and the Austin Chamber of Commerce for partnering with us! #SmallBiz #BoldActionSA SHARE THIS POST

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SA to DC: Day three!

Day 3 of SA to DC starting off with an engaging panel discussion with Congressmen Joaquin Castro, Lloyd Doggett, Henry Cuellar, and Will Hurd. We were then joined by Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Now, off to committee meetings on the hill! #BoldActionSA #SAtoDC2017 SHARE THIS POST

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Hispanic Chamber Meets with U.S. Department of Commerce!

This morning, we are visiting with Dr. Barrett Haga at the U.S. Department of Commerce to discuss the Economic Development Administration (EDA). Next stop, the Department of Education! #SAtoDC2017 #BoldActionSA   SHARE THIS POST

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SA to DC: Day two!

Day 2 of SA to DC is full of high-level meetings! This morning, Senator John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman Lamar Smith, and Congressman Mac Thornberry briefed our delegates on issues and things to be ready for in the upcoming months of the new administration! Now, our 12 issue teams are meeting with legislators and…

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SA to DC: Day one!

The 2017 SA to DC advocacy trip is off to a fantastic start! We are thrilled to have 120+ San Antonio business leaders focused on 12 issue teams to advocate for our city. Special thanks to Visit San Antonio for sponsoring tonight’s Opening Reception. #BoldActionSA #SAtoDC2017     SHARE THIS POST

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New Report | Financing Growth: The Impact of Financial Regulation

        U.S. Chamber Releases New Report The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new report today based on a survey of more than 300 corporate finance professionals regarding their core financial services needs and the indirect regulatory impact of financial regulations.    What we heard was a strong and growing concern for…

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Video: 50-second video from Texas kids talking about public schools (TASB)

Please watch this 50-second video from Texas kids talking about public schools (TASB) https://player.vimeo.com/video/157769996 SHARE THIS POST

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