The City of Long Beach has launched a new web portal, VAXLB, to show its progress in vaccinating the community against COVID-19 and to keep residents informed of their eligibility. Visit the site for general information and to learn when you will be eligible for a vaccine appointment. Please click here for notifications.
On December 8, 2020 at the Long Beach City Council's regularly scheduled meeting, The Chamber advocated on behalf of the business community and demanded more transparency in the data used in the recent health orders. In a letter addressed to the Mayor and City Council, The Chamber stated, "The Chamber and the local business community understand that the COVID-19 pandemic remains unchartered territory. We firmly believe that our leaders must make decisions that are educated by strong evidence with
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Ballot Measure Voter Guide for November 3, 2020 ElectionStatewide Ballot MeasuresProposition 15: Increases Funding Sources for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing Tax Assessment of Commercial and Industrial Property. Would amend the CA State Constitution to require commercial and industrial properties, except those zoned as commercial agriculture, to be taxed based on their market value. If passed, the measure would be one of
The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce urged Congress to include additional emergency support in the next coronavirus aid package for 501(c)(6) organizations, such as trade and professional associations. This was request was to mitigate the financial impact of the crisis for all business organizations. The Chamber request $25 billion in aid for these associations that face financial losses from canceled conferences and events; eligibility for associations to access small business interruption loans that