In 2021, twelve policy teams convened to identify the policy priorities of the Greater Sacramento Region. Below, you will find executive summaries featuring a compilation of all of the policy priorities, supporting material and detailed policy papers below.
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October 12, 2021
With #CaptoCap21 around the corner, Amanda Blackwood, President and CEO of the Sacramento Metro Chamber spoke to our friends @FOX40 and @Studio40Live about the key issues on deck for the Greater Sacramento Region. Give it a listen here.
October 19, 2021
Scott Shapiro, Managing Partner at Downey Brand, shared the important role policy teams play in our historic week of advocacy. Take a few moments to listen to his conversation with Studio40Live, here.
October 21, 2021
COVID-19 has impacted virtually every aspect of our lives for nearly two years now. A key policy issue of Cap-to-Cap, today, Brad Simmons, Brad Simmons, MHA, FACHE, Chief Administrator, UC Davis Medical Center and Chief Operating Officer, UC Davis Health Hospital Division, previewed why COVID-19 Response and Recovery is vital to our economic success. Listen to his interview with Studio40Live, here.
October 22, 2021
“Now is the time to unite and advocate as we transition from “What Is,” to “What Should Be.” Amanda Blackwood, President & CEO, on what #CaptoCap21 means for the Greater #Sacramento region. previewing next week’s advocacy events. Listen to her interview with Fox40 here.
October 25, 2021
Cap-to-Cap kicked off with remarkable inspiration from Metro Chamber and Cap-to-Cap leadership! Take a listen to their advocacy inspiration remarks here.
With historic rainfall occurring in the Greater Sacramento Region over the last 48 hours, it was the perfect time to speak with media partner Fox 40 about the policy proposals of the Water Resources Team! Listen to Sean Bigley, Assistant Utilities Environmental Director, City of Roseville, and member of the Water Resources Team, open a policy window to advocate for change in our region at the most opportune time.
A special thank you to Dignity Health and Congressman Ami Bera for his remarks to the delegation yesterday. Level-setting national and regional priorities, Congressman Bera inspired and advised on how business can positively impact the Greater Sacramento Region.
October 26, 2021
From wildfires to rain, not a season goes by in the Greater Sacramento Region where air quality is not top of mind. Parker Wilborn, Public Information Officer, Sacramento Metro Fire, spoke with media partner Fox40 to discuss wildfires, forest management, and infrastructure needs. Take a listen, here.
Congresswoman DorisMatsui and Lonnie Bunch III, Secretary, Smithsonian Institute, beautifully demonstrated the impact of culture, arts, and civic amenities play in the economic development of the Greater Sacramento Region! Listen to their inspirational remarks here.
Congresswoman Doris Matsui stressed the importance of the infrastructure bill for the Greater Sacramento Region. Her remarks during Cap-to-Cap week align with multiple policy priorities of Cap to Cap 2021. Listen to her remarks on infrastructure and civic amenities here.
Yesterday, Air Quality was on air with media partners Fox40! Speaking on the intersection of wildfires, infrastructure and air quality policies, Parker Willbourn, Sacramento Metro Fire perfectly summarized the policy priorities being discussed at Cap-to-Cap. Take a listen, here.
October 27, 2021
Featuring representatives from the White House, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, panelists of the Policy Briefing on Homelessness discussed the Administration’s newly launched House America Initiative, the use of emergency funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, and President Biden’s legislative priorities included in the Build Back Better Act. Watch the briefing here.
October 28, 2021
The policy briefing on Federal Air Quality Policy and Business discussed how potential changes to Federal particulate matter standards could affect business and industry in the Sacramento region. Thank you to our sponsor and moderator, SMUD, for facilitating an invaluable presentation benefiting the Greater Sacramento Region. Watch the briefing here.
Ozone levels in our region are trending downward, still aren’t hitting the federal standards California has been called to meet. As discussed in yesterday’s policy briefing on air quality, there is still work to do! Hear a recap of yesterday’s discussion from FOX40 here.
October 29, 2021
After another historic week of advocacy for the Greater Sacramento Region, the Sacramento Metro Chamber closes out Cap-to-Cap 2021 with special remarks from United States Senator Alex Padilla, Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento, and Amanda Blackwood, President & CEO, Metro Chamber.
November 1, 2021
Thinking about the #supply shortage? So are we! Our very own Tim Murphy, Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange and Tiffani Fink, ParaTransit recently spoke to @SacBee during Cap-to-Cap about #workplace recruitment and retention is directly related to the #supply #shortage. Read Tim’s comments here and Tiffani’s comments here.
November 2, 2021
We are so overwhelmed by the passion for #advocacy throughout the Greater Sacramento Region! At the conclusion of Cap-to-Cap, our very own Amanda Blackwood spoke to Fox40 about the role our partners and delegation and media played in sharing the advocacy experience and MANY wins during Cap-to-Cap.
- Thursday, October 14: 9 Days Away from Cap-to-Cap Kick off!
- Thursday, October 21: Advocacy Perspectives
- Monday, October 25 : Cap-to-Cap kicks off!
- Tuesday, October 26: Day One Reflections
- Wednesday, October 27: Journey to Impact
- Thursday, October 28: Full [ADVOCACY] stride
- Friday, October 29: Advocacy in Action