Panel Weighs Past/Future Solutions to Housing/Homelessness Crisis

CalChamber Capitol Summit Panel
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A morning session at the CalChamber Capitol Summit on May 17 gives an opportunity for panelists to share success stories and future plans to craft policies that will move the state toward resolving California’s persistent housing and homelessness crisis. (From left) Moderator Micah Weinberg of California Forward; Patricia Torres Bruno, Los Angeles Area Chamber; Amanda Blackwood, Sacramento Metro Chamber; Senator Scott Wiener D-San Francisco); and Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland). Wiener and Wicks talked about bills they have worked on as chairs of the Senate and Assembly Housing committees, respectively. The chamber representatives described the efforts undertaken in their communities.