Irrelevant of one’s political bent, the governmental process impacts all facets of life In Miami-Dade County, with nearly 40 municipalities and as a literal epicenter of the State and National political process, it is crucial to have access and visibility within these different constituencies. 

 

MISSION
The Governmental Affairs Committee advocates for key issues that impact both the business community, and our community as a whole.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Further the process of in-person advocacy
  • Ensure that the Chamber has a continuous voice in the political process
  • Support members/causes in need of advocacy

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Participation in the Governmental Affairs Committee is open to all Greater Miami Chamber members. Committee members include businesses and organizations with strong interests in the political process, business professionals, elected officials, and individuals seeking a voice in the governmental process. The advocacy strategies are informed by the committee members and developed by a core group of professionals.

 

LEADERSHIP
The Government Affairs Committee is led by a Committee Chair and Vice Chair, who are elected by the Board of Directors for a one-year term. The Committee Chair is responsible for the effective functioning of the Government Affairs Committee and ensuring its goals and activities are aligned with its mission and objectives.  

 

RESOURCES:

2021 State Legislative Platform

2020 State Legislative Platform

2019 State Advocacy Recap

Dolphins Practice Facility Relocation

Miami Chamber supports Formula 1 in Miami

2018-2019 Legislative Package (State and Federal)

Position Request Process

Kendall Parkway - Support Letter

City of Miami Beach ATCMTD Grant - Support Letter

Jungle Island Referendum - Support Letter

MDC/FPL Wastewater Treatment Partnership Agreement - Support Letter

Parkland School Safety Response - Support Letter

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Calls on Congress for DACA Solution

Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation

 

 

Alex Dominguez

Chair

Alex Dominguez
Director for Corporate External and Legislative Affairs
AT&T

Vicki L. Lopez

Vice Chair

Vicki L. Lopez
Partner
VLL Consulting

Committee Updates

Bus Rapid Transit Miami

Miami Chamber Endorses Gold Standard Bus Rapid Transit for South Dade Corridor

Ron DeSantis

WATCH: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Talks Occupational Licensing Reform

webinar

WATCH: The C.A.R.E.S. Act and Miami-Dade Virtual Town Hall

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