OCBC Meets with Legislators on Advocacy Trip to Washington, D.C.

Last week, OCBC and a delegation of business leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. for the annual One Voice Two Capitols advocacy trip. Attendees met with lawmakers and other decision-makers on business issues including economic development, workforce development, workforce housing, and infrastructure. During the trip, the business delegation...

Presidential Candidate John Hickenlooper Meets with OCBC Committee

On April 26, 2019, OCBC welcomed former Governor of Colorado and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper in a special meeting joined by the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.Mr. Hickenlooper analyzed the current partisan division in the nation and explained his moderate approach to...

OCBC Legislation Update – April 2019

OCBC’s Government Affairs team has been sending letters to bill authors and committees expressing support and opposition to proposed legislation impacting business.So far in 2019, OCBC has recorded several victories: the defeat of AB 766 (Chiu), a bill that sought to ban the sale of...

Jesse Ben-Ron Joins Orange County Business Council as Director of Workforce and Economic Development

IRVINE, CA— Orange County Business Council is pleased to welcome Jesse Ben-Ron as Director of Workforce and Economic Development, beginning March 26.Ben-Ron comes to OCBC following his role as District Coordinator of Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy for Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva.“We are so pleased...