The “Building Business Momentum” Business Expo and Job Fair will start with a luncheon with the featured speaker from 11:30 am to 1 p.m. The trade show will run from 1 to 4 p.m., with a vendor’s reception from 4 to 5 p.m.
The state’s Democratic lawmakers passed a budget by the June 15 deadline without talking to Republicans or Gov. Jerry Brown. Chiang, a Democrat who issues state paychecks, said his fellow party members were engaged in a power grab.
He said aspects of the Democrats’ budget — which Brown had vetoed — were incomplete, and the plan violated a new law that punishes the Legislature for late spending plans.
For more information about the chamber’s trade show, call President Luis Villegas at 805.233.3690 or click here.
— Luis Villegas is president of the Santa Barbara Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.