Category: Government Affairs (Position Statements)

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Hispanic Chamber Board Votes To Support SAWS Water Rate Adjustment

Today, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) Board of Directors voted to support the water rate adjustment recommendations proposed by the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) board of trustees.  This rate adjustment will increase operational efficiency and savings, develop alternative water supplies, improve water and sewer infrastructure, preserve the city’s strong credit profile,…

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Resolution in Support of Sensible Pay for CoSA Mayor and Council

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) voted in favor of a recommendation to support proposed changes to our city’s charter to include provisions for salary compensation for our City’s Mayor and council members. “San Antonio is the second largest city in Texas, behind…

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Resolution in Support of Rideshare Companies in San Antonio

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Edwards Aquifer Protection Program Resolution

Edwards Aquifer Protection Program Resolution SHARE THIS POST

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The Impact of Education on Economic Development in Texas

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) hopes the information provided in this paper guides policymakers and community leaders to develop policies and strategies that will help San Antonio and Texas businesses prosper by capitalizing on the projected higher spending potential of better educated Texas citizens and by filling future job openings by better educated Texas citizens. We are…

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City of San Antonio Legacy Costs Position Statement

Legacy Cost Position Statement FINAL On Thursday, August 7, 2014 the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) voted to support a position statement of recommendations outlined by a special Hispanic Chamber Legacy Costs Task Force. The Hispanic Chamber’s Executive Committee and Task Force reviewed presentations and information from the…

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Hispanic Chamber Board votes to sign resolution in support of VIA Metropolitan Transit Modern Streetcar Project

Hispanic Chamber Board votes to sign resolution in support of a VIA Metropolitan Transit Modern Streetcar Project   On Thursday, May 22, 2014 the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) voted to sign a resolution in support of the VIA Metropolitan Transit Modern Streetcar Project in downtown San Antonio. In addition,…

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NISD Bond 2014
Hispanic Chamber board votes to support NISD Bond 2014

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) voted to support the Northside Independent School District’s (NISD) $648.34 million bond issuance, so that the District continues to provide quality education for their students and Bexar County. The Hispanic Chamber is encouraging NISD to follow the…

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The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber expresses its support for the exports of liquefied natural gas

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber expresses its support for the exports of liquefied natural gas due to the positive economic impact it will have on the Greater San Antonio Area and the Eagle Ford Shale Region; and in the spirit of collaboration with industry, as well as economic development and community leaders across the Eagle Ford…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Immigration Position 2014

Maximizing Economic Competiveness through Immigration Reform   The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce believes Congress should focus on immigration reform, as it is essential to continue the tradition of innovation that immigrants have brought to the American economy, and to ensure a level playing field for all workers.   Resolving the immigration status of more…

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