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 bizfed.org/poll […]

Wendy’s to replace workers with self-service kiosks in some restaurants

Click here for the 20 minute segment. Fast food joint Wendy’s has begun introducing self-service ordering kiosks to at least 1,000 locations — or about 15 percent of its stores, the Los Angeles Times reports. The move is seen by some analysts as a way to offset new minimum wage requirements that some places, including […]

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 […]

Mark Your Calendar for BizFed March Meetings

BizFed Leaders, Mark your calendars for BizFed’s March meetings! ADVOCACY Committee Meeting When: Thursday, 3/9/17, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Where: Holland & Knight LLP, 400 S Hope St 8th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071 OR call in to, 322980838# 2017 Co-Chairs: Charles Gale, South Bay Association of Chambers; Paul Little, Pasadena Chamber; Lou […]

Will you be there on 3/3 for the 2016 Air Quality Management Plan vote?

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is preparing to adopt the 2016 Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP), which is a regional blueprint for achieving federal air quality standards. The provisions of the 2016 AQMP will play a significant role in the way in which industry will be regulated in regards to achieving National […]

BizFed Supports LAX Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP)

Los Angeles World Airports is in the process of a $14 billion modernization of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and is now embarking on the next phase of this project – the $5.5 billion Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). More than 80 million passengers used the airport in 2016. To maintain its competitive position against […]