ABC7: Tracy Hernandez says BizFed poll indicates necessity of Prop 1

BizFed Founding CEO Tracy Hernandez was featured in an ABC7 Eyewitness News report about the narrow passage of Proposition 1, which authorizes $6.38 billion to address homelessness and modernize California’s behavioral health system. ABC7’s Josh Haskell filed the story from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s press conference celebrating the hard-won victory in Downtown Los Angeles. Business, healthcare, […]

Have you taken the 2017 BizFed Poll?

Friday, April 14 marks the final day to take the 2017 BizFed Poll. We’re relying on each of you to communicate the priorities of your region and industry sector. Don’t get left out – take this 10-minute poll and make sure others from your network are taking the BizFed Poll as well! Simply visit […]

AQMD approves new smog-cutting plan

(Photo) The downtown skyline is enveloped in smog shortly before sunset on November 17, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. DAVID MCNEW/GETTY IMAGES KPCC By: Sharon McNary Air quality regulators adopted an extensive new package of rules Friday aimed at cutting smog in Southern California by half within 7 years. The plan from the South Coast Air […]

Southern California air quality officials OK cleanup plan

By DAVID DANELSKI / STAFF WRITER Published: March 3, 2017 Southern California air quality officials approved a 15-year pollution clean-up plan Friday, March 3, after adding provisions that would eventually eliminate a pollution-credits marketplace that regulates emissions from oil refineries and other major smokestack polluters. But the 11-2 vote by the South Coast Air Quality […]

BizFed Weighs in on Proposed LA County 1/4 cent sales tax for Homeless Services

Dear Chairman Ridley-Thomas, On behalf of the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) – representing more than 160 top business groups with 325,000 employers and 3 million employees across our region – we are writing to urge you to include two important provisions in the proposed ¼ cent sales tax to fund homeless services. BizFed […]