MEDIA ALERT: BizFed responds to article scapegoating Buscaino

The LA Daily News published an article last week trumpeting the appointment of Los Angeles City Councilmember Nithya Raman to the powerful South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) governing board. The piece pits Raman against her predecessor, exiting SCAQMD board member and LA City Councilmember Joe Buscaino, and attempts to cast the indisputable successes […]

NYMag: ‘The Mayor Knew’

The Mayor Knew By Alissa Walker When Eric Garcetti gave his State of the City address on April 14, 2016, it was an unofficial pitch for his reelection as mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti, who had been in office for three years, stood on the production floor of an LED manufacturer, portending a literally […]


LOS ANGELES, Calif. (October 28, 2021) – A nonprofit business alliance dedicated to aggressively advocating for business growth, job creation and economic vitality logged a record 70% legislative win rate following a whirlwind 10 months of back-to-back education campaigns, multi-platform mobilization efforts and direct outreach to legislators. The Los Angeles County Business Federation “BizFed” advocated […]

NEWS FLASH: Parcel Tax to Fund Stormwater Capture Projects Elicits Mixed Responses

Parcel Tax to Fund Stormwater Capture Projects Elicits Mixed Responses September 10, 2018 Anne Artley, Staff Writer Long Beach Business Journal While environmental organizations express strong support for the Safe, Clean Water Program (Measure W), a proposed parcel tax to fund projects to increase stormwater capture, organizations representing businesses and property owners oppose the initiative […]

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 […]

NAR President: Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program

By admin on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire in six months, on September 30. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently issued a statement by NAR President Bill Brown urging Congress to reauthorize the program: “When the NFIP expired in 2010, over 1,300 home sales were disrupted every […]