35 Years of Hope and Transformation

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There are about 90 (or so) non-profit members of the Redding Chamber of Commerce. These organizations vary in size and mission and all of them help contribute to the overall health of our community, for that I am extremely grateful. As some of you know, I came to the Chamber following a decade of dedication […]

CalChamber Fights Added Burdens on Hotel Industry

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that creates additional burdens and costs on the lodging industry, which was disproportionately impacted by the state shutdowns during the pandemic, recently passed a Senate policy committee after only minor amendments were made. AB 1074 (Lorena Gonzalez; D-San Diego) extends the provisions of the Displaced Janitor Opportunity Act to […]

Supply Chain Issues, Worker Shortages Impacted Economic Growth in Q2

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Curtis Dubay The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the GDP numbers for the second quarter today, showing the economy grew 6.5 percent from April through June. Forecasters were expecting growth of around 8.5 percent, so this was a large miss. There were several reasons growth missed its mark during the second quarter: Chip shortages […]