Fresno Chamber PAC Issues Endorsements in the November Election

Fresno, CA (September 25, 2012) – The Fresno Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee has issued endorsements for the November election.  In accordance with the Chamber’s mission to promote business and enhance the economic and cultural well-being of Fresno county residents, these endorsements have been made in support of business friendly candidates and propositions on…

Fact or Fiction

By: Al Smith, President and CEO As the sun comes up each morning, I, like so many others, drag out of bed, pour a cup of coffee, grab my I-Phone and hit the “mail” button.  Then I watch the e-mails from overnight download – first 5, then 8, 13, 20, 27 – the numbers keep…

Measure “F” Reforms Fresno’s Fiscal Practices

Councilmembers Andreas Borgeas and Lee Brand conducted a comprehensive review of the City Charter in 2011. Based on their recommendations, the City Council voted to approve the creation of a Charter Review Committee and tasked it with examining budget policies, government structure and fiscal practices. The Mayor and Council appointed the nine-member committee. After months…

Should we really under- promise?

By: Scott Miller, Fresno Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman and Owner of Gazebo Gardens How many times have you heard the advice “Always under-promise and over-deliver”?  Since Tom Peters wrote his very successful book ‘In Search of Excellence’ in 1982, that phrase has been on the lips of many a business coach.  I’ve always thought…