• Press Release Archives


  • 2017

    • 9/18/17 VICA Celebrates Housing, Energy, Technology Legislative Wins for San Fernando Valley Businesses [PDF]

     

    • 9/13/17 VICA Celebrates IOC Decision on 2028 Olympic Bid [PDF]

     

    • 8/8/17 VICA Strongly Opposes Union Bill Seeking to Limit Local Cities’ Contracting Decisions [PDF]

     

    • 7/31/17 VICA Statement on Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Bid [PDF]

     

    • 7/25/17 VICA Statement from Cap-and-Trade Bill Signing Ceremony [PDF]

     

    • 7/12/17 VICA Applauds IOC’s Plan to Award 2024 and 2028 Games in the Fall [PDF]

     

    • 6/14/17 VICA Opposes Poorly-Crafted Changes to Board of Equalization in Budget Trailer Bills [PDF]

     

    • 1/9/17 2024 Olympic Bid Report Shows Positive Impacts for Los Angeles [PDF]

     


    2016

    • 11/22/16 Injunction Delays December 1 Department of Labor Overtime Rule [PDF]

     

    • 10/3/16 VICA Wins for San Fernando Valley Businesses: Legislative Success Rate 73% for VICA Members [PDF]

     

    • 8/2/16 Letting the People Weigh In: VICA Applauds Burbank City Council’s Decision to Put Hollywood-Burbank Airport Replacement Terminal Vote to Residents on November Ballot [PDF]

     

    • 7/1/16 Ban the Box Ordinance Will Expose Businesses to Excess Burdens and Costs [PDF]

     

    • 6/24/16 VICA Applauds New Valley Project in Metro Ballot Measure [PDF]

     

    • 6/10/16 Metro's Ballot Measure Ensures Valley's Fair Share [PDF]

     

    • 5/26/16 VICA Speeds Up Orange Line Improvements [PDF]

     

    • 3/31/16 VICA Responds to Minimum Wage Deal [PDF]

     

    • 3/24/16 VICA Encourages Valley Residents and Stakeholders to Support Metro Expenditure Plan [PDF]

     

    • 3/18/16 VICA Pleased by Valley Share of Metro Expenditure Plan [PDF]

     

    • 2/29/16 VICA Supports LADWP-Proposed Rate Increase [PDF]

     

    • 2/8/16 VICA Thanks Local Officials for Support on Transportation Priorities [PDF]

     

    • 2/8/16 VICA Supports L.A. City Council Proposal on Property Assets [PDF]

     

    • 2/3/16 VICA Strongly Opposes Effort to Repeal Proposition 13 [PDF]

     

    • 1/11/16 VICA Joins Fix Our Roads Coalition [PDF]

     

    • 1/6/16 VICA Releases Scorecards for Local, State Elected Officials [PDF]

     


    2015

    • 10/12/15 VICA Garners Win on Nearly 70 Percent of Bills Brought to Governor [PDF]

     

    • 7/30/15 VICA Questions PPIC Poll Claiming Californians Support Energy Bills [PDF]

     

    • 7/17/15 VICA Calls on Leaders to Address Local Transportation Needs [PDF]

     

    • 7/1/15 VICA Applauds L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson’s Job Creation Initiative [PDF]

     

    • 6/23/15 Valley On Track Garners Win For San Fernando Valley Commuters After Council Of Government Supports Light Rail Priorities [PDF

     

    • 5/14/15 VICA Opposes Burdensome Paid Time Off Requirement Quietly Included in City Minimum Wage Proposal [PDF]

     

    • 5/12/15 VICA Says City's Minimum Wage Process Discourages Business Community's Participation [PDF]

     

    • 4/9/15 VICA Joins Fellow Stakeholders in Standing Up for Transportation [PDF]

     

    • 3/31/15 VICA Statement on Study of L.A. County Minimum Wage Increase [PDF]

     

    • 3/19/15 VICA Doubts Validity of L.A. Minimum Wage Increase Study Performed by UC Berkeley  [PDF]
       
    • 2/27/15 VICA Supports L.A. City Charter Amendments 1 and 2 on March 3 Ballot [PDF]
       
    • 2/25/15 VICA PAC Announces Endorsements for L.A. Officials [PDF]
       
    • 2/10/15 Aggressive Climate Change Legislation Will Hurt California Businesses [PDF]
       
    • 2/3/15 L.A. City Council Approves VICA-Supported Reduction in Gross Receipts Tax [PDF]
       
    • 1/5/15 VICA Statement on Governor Brown's State of the State Address [PDF]
       

    2014

     

    • 11/07/14 VICA Achieves 100 Percent Success Rate on Ballot Propositions [PDF]

     

    • 10/31/14 VICA to Fight for Valley to Host New Major League Soccer Team [PDF]

     

    • 09/16/14 VICA Invites Mayor Garcetti to Present Minimum Wage and Jobs Plan to Board Members at October Meeting [PDF]

     

    • 08/27/14 Governor Approves VICA-Supported California Film Tax Credit Deal [PDF]

     

    • 07/31/14 Valley on Tack Coalition Welcomes L.A. City Councilmembers, Local Chambers and Other New Partners [PDF]

     

    • 07/23/14 VICA to Speak at Press Conference Regarding Metro Orange Line on Friday [PDF]

     

    • 07/22/14 VICA to Express Support for Orange Line Feasibility Study at Metro Board Meeting on Thursday [PDF]

     

    • 07/15/14 VICA Releases Report by Economist Dr. Michael Shires that Examines the Impact of Energy Policy on Job Growth in Los Angeles [PDF]

     

    • 07/09/14 Governor Signs VICA-Supported Bill Reversing Light Rail Ban in the Valley [PDF]

     

    • 06/11/14 Bill to Repeal Ban on Light Rail Transit along the Orange Line Passes Senate Transportation & Housing Committee [PDF]

     

    • 06/09/14 VICA Applauds Mayor's Great Streets Initiative, Stresses Need for Rail Transit to Valley Segments [PDF]

     

    • 05/29/14 Senate Rejects VICA-Opposed Bill that Would Tie Corporate Tax Rates to CEO Pay [PDF]

     

    • 05/01/14 VICA Announces Inductees for Seventh Annual San Fernando Valley Business Hall of Fame [PDF]

     

    • 02/18/14 VICA Opposes City Proposal to Hike Living Wage in Hotels [PDF]

     

    • 01/30/14 VICA First Business Group to Support Light Rail Along Van Nuys Boulevard [PDF]

     

    • 01/13/14 VICA's Biggest Transportation Goal Passes First Legislative Hurdle [PDF]

     

    • 01/7/14 Business Tax Reform, Film Credits, And Transportation Lead VICA’s 2014 Legislative Priorities [PDF]

     


    2013

    • 12/13/13 VICA Installs 2014 Chairman and Board at 64th Annual Meeting [PDF]

     

    • 11/21/13 VICA Annual Meeting to Feature CNBC Anchor Bill Griffeth [PDF]
       
    • 11/13/13 VICA Calls on Stakeholders to Support Light Rail in the Valley [PDF]

       

    • 10/14/13 Four out of Every Five Bills Went in VICA's Favor in 2013 [PDF]
       

    • 9/24/13 VICA Urges Governor to Sign Business-Friendly Legislation [PDF]
       

    • 9/24/13 VICA Urges Governor to Veto Damaging Bills [PDF]
       

    • 9/19/13  VICA's Efforts Widely Successful in 2013 Legislature [PDF]

     

    • 9/16/13 Valley Council Adds 101 Freeway to its Transportation Focus [PDF]
       

    • 9/9/13 VICA Members, Guests, 'California Dreamin'' at Business Forecast Conference [PDF]
       

    • 8/28/13 VICA Calls on Senate to Stop Minimum Wage Hike [PDF]
       

    • 8/21/13 VICA Re-launches Valley Leadership Program [PDF]
       

    • 8/13/13 VICA Opposes 2014 Ballot Measure to Create City Health Department [PDF]

     

    • 7/3/13 VICA's Open Letter to Mayor Eric Garcetti [PDF]

     

    • 6/12/13 VICA Supports ACA 8 for Infrastructure and Job Creation [PDF]
       

    • 5/3/13 Manufacturing Sales Credits Good for State [PDF]

     

    • 4/29/13 VICA Supports federal Freedom from Government Competition Act [PDF]

     

    • 4/17/13 VICA Supports California Homes and Jobs Act [PDF]

     

    • 4/10/13 VICA Announces Inductees for Sixth Annual SFV Business Hall of Fame [PDF]

     

    • 4/03/13 VICA Board Supports Measure D [PDF]

     

    • 4/02/13 VICA Supports City Tax Cap For Radio And TV, Waiving Pilot Fees [PDF]

     

    • 3/24/13 VICA Questions Delay in Final Election Tally [PDF]

     

    • 3/21/13 VICA Opposes Reviving Self-Employment Assistance Program [PDF]

     

    • 3/06/13 Los Angeles Voters Reject Sales Tax Hike [PDF]

     

    • 2/01/13 Los Angeles Business Community Split on Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase [PDF]

     


    2012:

    • 12/12/12 VICA Unveils Top Legislative Priorities for 2013 [PDF]

     

    • 12/04/12 VICA Annual Meeting to feature Westfield Group CEO Peter Lowy [PDF]

     

    • 11/29/12 VICA To Install Board and Chair at 63rd Annual Meeting [PDF]

     

    • 11/15/12 VICA Opposes Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase [PDF]

     

    • 11/07/12 VICA Succeeds in November 2012 Election [PDF

     

    • 10/24/12 Senator Dianne Feinstein to Join VICA for Lunch [PDF]

     

    • 10/24/12 Chairman of Airbus Americas, Inc. Says CA is Ready to Move Forward [PDF]

     

    • 10/03/12 2012 State Legislative Session Proves Successful for VICA [PDF]

     

    • 10/02/12 Airbus Americas, Inc. Chairman to Headline VICA Conference [PDF]

     

    • 9/25/12 VICA Conference to Encourage Growth of California Economy [PDF]

     

    • 9/19/12 No on Measure B Campaign to Hold Press Conference Announcing L.A. Business Group’s Support [PDF]

     

    • 9/11/12 VICA Urges Governor to Sign High Priority Business Legislation [PDF]

     

    • 9/11/12 VICA Urges Governor to Veto Legislation [PDF]

     

    • 9/06/12 VICA Urges Governor to Sign/Veto High Priority Business Legislation [PDF]

     

    • 8/23/12 VICA Questions LAUSD Ban on Polystyrene Lunch Trays [PDF]

     

    • 7/27/12 VICA Backs Proposition 30 to Support Education and Public Safety [PDF]

     

    • 7/26/12 VICA Supports Governor Brown’s Tax Measure for November Ballot [PDF]

     

    • 6/11/12 VICA Honors Five Business Leaders at its Fifth Annual San Fernando Valley Business Hall of Fame [PDF]

     

    • 5/29/12 Valley Industry and Commerce Association Joins COPA and Others in Opposing SB 1463 Unless Amended [PDF]   

     

    • 4/06/12 VICA Announces Inductees for Fifth Annual San Fernando Valley Business Hall of Fame [PDF]

     

    • 2/21/12 VICA Releases Suggestions for map Revisions that Protect the Valley [PDF]

     

    • 2/16/12 Valley Gets Shafted by City Redistricting Commission [PDF]

     

    • 1/4/12 VICA Unveils Top Legislative Priorities for 2012 [PDF]

     

    • 1/6/16 VICA Releases Scorecards for Local, State Elected Officials [PDF]

     


    2015