Southwest California’s Business Advocacy Coalition

Founded in 2004, The Southwest California Legislative Council is an advocacy coalition of the Temecula Valley, Murrieta, Wildomar, Menifee Valley, Perris Valley and Lake Elsinore Valley Chambers of Commerce representing more than 3,500 employers dedicated to promoting job growth, economic expansion, and preserving the overall global competitiveness of California.

All of the work we accomplish is available to you in our redesigned Web-based advocacy service, In the coming months, we will introduce new services and make it even easier for you to play a role in our advocacy efforts.

All of our work is made possible by the support of our regional partners:

  • Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors
  • Metropolitan Water District
  • Economic Development Corp of Southwest California
  • Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
  • The Gas Company
  • Abbott Vascular
  • The Murrieta Temecula Group
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southwest Healthcare Systems
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center of Murrieta
  • Walmart
  • Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley
  • C R & R Waste Services
  • The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce
  • The Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • The Wildomar Chamber of Commerce
  • The Menifee Chamber of Commerce
Our Position


Paid Vacation

Chambers Oppose Costly Federal Paid Vacation Mandate The Southwest California Legislative Council opposes a federal legislative proposal that would mandated paid vacation for full and part-time employees. The first of its kind at the federal level, H.R. 2564 would be costly to employers at a time when unemployment rates have continued to climb as both

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Immigration Reform

Southwest California Businesses for Responsible Immigration Reform The Temecula Valley, Murrieta and Lake Elsinore Valley Chambers of Commerce are supporting immigration reform policy that is responsible and meets the needs of our region and state. Specifically, the Southwest California Legislative Council (SWCLC) will support immigration reform proposals that: – Creates a guest worker program that

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Card Check

Action Needed: Protect Secret Ballot Elections for Southwest California Workers Two Federal proposals, H.R. 1409 and S. 560, would undermine long standing principles of workplace democracy and fairness and result in employees having less ability to determine if they wish to be represented by a union. It does so by allowing unions to collect employee

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Our Partners

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