Apr 11, 2019

North SA Chamber letter to Mayor, City Council urges CAAP re-write to include implementation costs for businesses, homeowners
Read the NSAC CAAP Letter
San Antonio Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) invites public comment through April 25

The North SA Chamber favors realistic, financially sound, and collaborative planning with industries directly affected to address potential future climate impact. NSAC President/CEO, Cristina Aldrete, notes, "We strongly encourage our Members to review the City's current plan and provide feedback through the planning process." 

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

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