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The 5th Annual Women’s Awards Luncheon

Throughout our great city of San Antonio, there are women who are “unsung heroes” and quietly and notably make their mark on our world. Please join us at the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 5th Annual Women’s Awards Luncheon, “Making a Mark on the World” as we honor eight incredible women.  SHARE THIS POST

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Texas’ rejection of Medicaid Expansion leaves state’s families, economy vulnerable

SAN ANTONIO—Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held an afternoon press conference to announce the findings of the NCLR report, “Closing the Health Care Coverage Gap in Texas: A Latino Perspective.” The report details the negative impact of not expanding Medicaid in Texas, particularly its effects…

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Hispanic Chamber Hosts Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Forum

Today, our local small business leaders met at the Hispanic Chamber’s Pearl offices with the U.S. Small Business Administration to hold a Regulatory Fairness Forum. The event was held to facilitate a dialogue on federal regulatory issues impacting small businesses and to highlight the range of resources available to small business owners from the SBA…

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Hispanic Chamber receives prestigious 5-Star Accreditation designation by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The United States Chamber of Commerce has announced that the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has been selected as a 5-Star Accredited chamber and become the only chamber with this designation in San Antonio. Chambers of commerce that are more effective at helping their member businesses always are open to…

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Gallego Invites Hispanic Chamber to White House Meeting on Trade and Exports

U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego, 23rd District of Texas, invited the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to a roundtable meeting hosted by Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Jeff Zientz, Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council. The group will discuss expanding exports from the United States. This high-level meeting will be…

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Senate approves Castro as HUD secretary

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The nomination was approved 71-26 on a roll call vote. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, voted for the nomination; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, voted against it. Republicans…

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The Source: The Economic Impact Of Streetcar

Listen to the full interview here.  By: Paul Flahive, Texas Public Radio  A new economic impact study has tried to put a tangible number on the intangibles of the benefits from investing in streetcars. $1.3 billion over 25 years is the expected benefit to the city for the $280 million investment. The study, conducted by The SABÉR…

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Announcing our 2014 Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program Participants

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to announce the aspiring community leaders who will take part in the Alexander E. Briseño Leadership Development Program (ABLDP) class of 2014.   Individuals selected to take part in this year’s program will be immersed in education sessions that address a variety of topics such as strategic planning;…

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2014 Business Awards Presented by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to announce the honorees for its 2014 Business Awards Dinner.  Honoring the accomplishments of some of San Antonio’s most influential business and community leaders who are at the forefront of their industries, the Business Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, July 17 at the…

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Hispanic Chamber honors San Antonio Public, Corporate Firms with Business Opportunity Diversity Awards during annual Small Business Summit

For more than 85 years, The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has been a champion of Hispanic businesses and the development of procurement opportunities for small, minority, women-owned and local businesses.  On June 11, for the second year in a row, the Hispanic Chamber recognized San Antonio firms for their initiatives embedded in their…

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