North San Antonio Chamber Releases City Council Scorecard

The Scorecard covers the Council term from June 2017 through March 2019 and is described by the NSAC President and the Board Chair as "a standing record of how each Councilmember and the Mayor voted on pro-business issues."

View the NSAC City Council Scorecard
Paid Sick Leave (PSL) Update from the North SA Chamber

During an appearance with the NSAC Board of Directors on February 15, Chamber President/CEO, Cristina Aldrete, asked Governor Greg Abbott for help opposing attempts to mandate PSL at the local level. Since then, we have been tracking the progress of PSL in the 86th Legislative Session and provide this update.

Article: Texas Senate approves two bills to override paid sick leave
San Antonio Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) Invites Public Comment through April 25

This is the public's final opportunity to provide feedback! The North SA Chamber favors realistic, financially sound, and collaborative planning, and we strongly encourage our Members to review the City's current plan.
Read a CAAP "Snapshot"
Submit Online CAAP Feedback
Up to $1.9 billion for transit and road projects envisioned in VIA's "Connect SA Framework"

SB 1475 and HB 3258, authorizing an increase up to one-half sent in San Antonio's local sales tax would support the creation of an Advanced Transportation District (ATD).
Read an ATD Fact Sheet
Read a one-page Summary of SB 1475/HB 3258
North SA Chamber joins Texas Association of Business in support of United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA)
On April 19, the U.S. International Trade Commission expected to issue its Congressionally mandated assessment of the USMCA's likely economic impact. Now is the time to reach out to members of Congress.
Contact your U.S. House Representative
Contact your U.S. Senator 

In a call with U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (Texas District 28), The North SA Chamber learned from the Congressman:
  • The Mexican government is "moving on [USMCA] legislation"
  • Business groups consider USMCA "crucial to their ability to do business in Texas"
  • Differences in the Senate, unhappy with new tariffs, and House, wanting more "enforcement mechanisms," need to be resolved
Texas-Mexico Trade Relationship
USMCA Trade Stats
USMCA Energy Benefits
U.S. Trade Policy: Rising Risks, Delayed Timetables

In our 2019 economic forecast, we made the case that trade policy was the greatest risk to the global and domestic economic outlook. At the time, we expected passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement modernization pact by Congress early in the year and a possible rollback of the trade spat with China. That optimistic forecast has been diminished by a lack of action on the ground and a rapid deceleration of both the U.S. and global growth prospects.
Read the RSM News Release
SAEDF Releases First Quarter Performance Report for 2019

Highlights include:
  • 3 project wins, adding 1,428 new jobs and $12 million in new capital investment
  • 100% of the projects were "target industry"
  • 3,608 work-based learning opportunities through SA Works Job Shadow Day
  • Executed 6 marketing trips, with 12 planned for second quarter
View a Graphic Summary of SAEDF Q1 Performance
Robot Creative Seeking Area College Students and Businesses for Summer/Fall Internship Mixer
See More about the Mixer
The North SA Chamber Proudly Welcomes these New Members!
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Varay Managed IT
"Increasing New Customer Interactions through a Single Pane of Glass"
Norris Conference Centers San Antonio
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
County Judge Nelson Wolff
Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tables and Dual Event Sponsorships Available Now

Friday, August 9, 2019


Dual Event Sponsorships for Mayor's Vision and

State of the County Available Now
Thursday, June 6, 2019
"Business Driven. People Focused."
Norris Conference Centers San Antonio
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The City of San Antonio wants your input on the FY 2020 budget
'Speak Up' it's your City and you can help decide how the 2020 budget is spent. Submit budget input through May 11.
Take a Brief Survey on the CoSA 2020 Budget
Recent Severe Weather prompts Consumer Scam Warnings
Business and homeowners who suffered storm damage are reporting increased calls and door-to-door contact from roofers and so-called insurance claims handlers.
Severe Storms: Important Tips and Resources
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