• News for Advocacy

    Friday, January 12, 2018
    "UNCHAINED ARTISTS" 15th January – 15th March, 2018Opening Reception: Thursday January 18th, 2018,  6pm-8pmWine & Cheese, Art and Art Lovers.   What could be better?Join us for a joint international exhibition of art from PATH & ArtReach by Prisoners incarcerated in the USA & on death row at San Quentin, CA.Where:    Bank of Marin Lobby                 9 Sunnyside Avenue                 Mill ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Education, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, December 05, 2017
    Just like earlier this year, because of the enactment of SB 3 (Leno) in 2016, California’s minimum wage is going up again. On January 1, 2018, the state’s minimum wage will be increased for all sizes of businesses as “small employers” will see their first wage hike in recent years. More Information
    Categories: Chamber, Advocacy
    Monday, December 04, 2017
    Chamber President and CEO, Joanne Webster testified at the City Council Meeting, Monday, December 4 encouraging council members to adopt a medical cannabis policy and suggested the following additions to the staff report; allow medical delivery services with no limits on the number of licenses; include local preference awards and dedicate a portion of any revenues collected toward substance abuse ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    On October 24, 2017, the Chamber testified in front of the City of San Rafael Planning Commission to support this new business and deny a recent appeal. Chamber President and CEO, Joanne Webster reminded the commissioners that the project is located in the downtown corridor and is completely consistent with the General Plan 2020. She also stated that because of the land-use designation, any ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy