Category: Government Affairs (Featured)

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SAHCC supports Pre-K 4 SA

“The  Mayor’s Pre-K 4 SA Initiative will ensure that our youth are well equipped with the educational tools necessary for them to succeed, and ultimately create an internationally competitive workforce in San Antonio.” – Raúl Lomelí-Azoubel, Chairman of the Board    San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce   The following article is from the City…

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Texas’ Voter ID Law Blocked by Federal Judicial Panel

August 30, 2012 One of the social issues opposed by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce during the 2011 Legislative Session, Voter ID, has been blocked by a federal judicial panel in Washington.  The Texas law, dubbed “the most stringent in the nation” would impose a heavier burden on voters than similar laws in Indiana, previously…

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Partnership for a New American Economy Study on Economic Impact of Immigrant Businesses

The Partnership for a New American Economy released a new report, “Open for Business: How Immigrants Are Driving Business Creation in the United States,” that highlights the steadily growing importance of immigrant entrepreneurs to the American economy and examines the ways in which immigrant entrepreneurs play a vital role in new business creation.  Key findings…

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See who makes the grade…Chamber to issue first Legislative Scorecard

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be the first Chamber in San Antonio to implement a Legislative Scorecard to grade our state delegation on their support and advocacy on issues that are important to our members. The scorecard is our effort to hold our elected officials accountable for their legislative actions and to…

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