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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Get Ready for the 2016 Business Awards Dinner!

               *Please note the bar during the cocktail reception will be a cash bar.   On the day of the event, there will be yard signs directing you where to go.  Valet – $13.00   *Please note, there will be a complimentary golf cart that will be shuttling guests from the…

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2016 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Federal Priorities

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Supreme Court Protects Affordable Health Insurance for 832,000 Texans

Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP)   With Affordable Care Act in place, now it’s time for Texas to expand Medicaid   AUSTIN, Texas – Today the Supreme Court handed down its decision in King v. Burwell, protecting the rights of consumers in all states – including those like Texas that did not set up their own…

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Vote on TPA Expected as Early as Tomorrow

What is TPA? Key Elements of TPA: 1.    TPA outlines Congressional guidance to the President on trade policy priorities and negotiating objectives. 2.    TPA establishes Congressional requirements for the Administration to notify and consult with Congress, with the private sector and other stakeholders and with the public during the negotiations of trade agreements.   3.    TPA defines the…

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Tell Congress to Support Trade Deal

Javier Palomarez, For the Express-News    As president & CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, I represent 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses that contribute more than $486 billion to our economy every year. We also advocate on behalf of 250 major corporations through our network of more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.  …

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Hispanic Chamber Asks for Your Support to Urge Congress to Reauthorize Funding for the Ex-Im Bank of the United States

(Click here to send a letter to Congress) The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce encourages its members and respective constituencies to advocate for more than 200,000 employees at 3,400 companies who depend on the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank by reaching out to our congressional and senate leaders in Washington D.C…  In early July President…

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2015 Federal Small Business Position

Federal Small Business Position SHARE THIS POST

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2015 Federal Immigration Position Statement

Federal Immigration Position SHARE THIS POST

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