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Now Is Time for State to Be Flexible

I don’t think any of us truly believed we would be living through this unimaginable time.

Looking to 2021 and Our Recovery

The holidays are here, which means 2020 is coming to an end. Under normal circumstances, a new year would represent new beginnings and new opportunities, but as we prepare to welcome the new year, the hard truth is that many of the issues and challenges we have faced throughout 2020 will remain with us in 2021.

Surviving in a Post-Pandemic Era

Next year is quickly approaching and I know I am not the only one looking forward to this year being over.

When the Clock Strikes Midnight

The end of summer is one of my favorite times of year. To me, it represents a new school year for my kids, cooler weather and of course, the beginning of all the fun holidays.

Save Our Businesses. Wear a Mask

About a month ago, there was a glimmer of hope that things were getting better.

Yes, It’s Difficult to Run a Company

Most of us know the routine as an employee. You wake up, clock in for work, take your required rest and meal breaks, go back to work, clock out for the day, and then go home just to get ready to do it all over again.

Killing Us Slowly With Their Laws

The California Legislature last month ended its 2020 legislative session where most of the final day of session was spent arguing about partisanship and figuring out how to conduct business virtually.

Reopening and Returning to Work

We need to help people get back to work and we need to help jumpstart our economy.

Regulations: A Modest Proposal

As we make our way through the holidays, it’s become clear to me that there’s a problem our elected officials need to solve.

Whose Money Is It, Anyway?

Like any business-minded voter, I weigh each ballot proposition carefully to decide whether the benefit will outweigh any burden.

The Private Sector Benefits Us All

Public-private partnerships can build Measure M projects better and faster.

How to Harm Everyone in the Valley

Traffic and housing, housing and traffic.

Which Path Shall the Valley Take?

Transit investments are a good idea.

The Coming Jobs War

OP-ED: Acknowledging and addressing impacts of automation on the local economy.

Here’s How Privacy Law Will Hurt

VICA LOCAL UPDATE: The Business Perspective on Valley Issues

How privacy law will hurt businesses.

Public Safety Changes = Less Safe?

We are facing a critical juncture in how we address public safety in Los Angeles and across the country.

City Mandates Come With a Cost

Valley Industry and Commerce Association: Employer mandates to help employees may hurt in the long run.

A Resolution That Will Help Valley


The Business Perspective on Valley Issues

Revive Redevelopment Agencies

As I was driving home the other day through Van Nuys, I passed an abandoned vacant lot.

Working for Small Business, Jobs

How business fared this year in Sacramento.