Press Releases

Explore BizFed press releases for statements on pending policy issues, upcoming events, and other newsworthy developments.

BizFed promotes Sarah Wiltfong to Chief Advocacy Officer

Sarah Wiltfong’s enhanced role will pump additional muscle and mettle into BizFed’s coalition-building and policy efforts across all sectors of industry and the economy.

BizFed calls for guardrails as sales tax hike for L.A. County homelessness goes before voters

BizFed released the following statement from Founding CEO Tracy Hernandez in response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors vote to approve a motion

Southern California, Central Valley business leaders join forces

Nearly 100 diverse business leaders participated in BizFed’s advocacy trip to amplify the broad business community’s priorities, presence and power in Sacramento.

Business federation honors top advocates

The nation’s top artists and performer vie for Oscars and Grammys; the region’s top business advocates are honored each year with Bizzis.

Coalition builder tapped to lead pro-business PAC

Mitchell Vieyra will serve as Director of BizFed PAC beginning Jan. 1, 2024.

BizFed condemns Hamas terrorism

BizFed’s Board of Directors voted to issue a statement, written collaboratively by BizFed members, condemning Hamas terrorism.

LA business leaders honor 80 new policymakers

BizFed’s annual Freshman Policymakers Reception is Southern California’s largest and longest running event dedicated to recognizing freshman government officials.

LA Mayor vows big boost for small business following BizFed campaign

BizFed members cheered new efforts to uplift small enterprise and cultivate a healthier business environment in Los Angeles.

BizFed poll spotlights reasons employers stay in California

Weather and family ties are the top reasons employers in Los Angeles County choose to stay in California, according to BizFed’s 2023 Pulse Poll.

Business leaders urge swift passage of $180 billion infrastructure plan

BizFed joined a group of nearly 90 statewide business associations supporting all 10 bills in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s infrastructure proposal.

Business backs bill mandating kindergarten

BizFed members voted to support a state bill mandating kindergarten for public school students.

Statewide coalition tackles housing crisis

The New California Coalition (NCC) unveiled its “10-Point Plan for Housing Affordability” to address the state’s three biggest housing production hurdles.