The Harbor Association accomplishes the following through its Government Affairs Committee:

  • Proactively disseminates information on governmental, legislative and/or regulatory issues and initiatives that will or may directly affect the membership and/or harbor business activities.
  • Promptly responds to Board requests for the assessment and evaluation of specific governmental, legislative and/or regulatory issues and initiatives.
  • Evaluates governmental, legislative and regulatory issues and initiatives and make recommendations to the Board with respect to possible action on a specific issue or initiative.

Board members regularly testify in local and state hearings on issues affecting the maritime transportation and international trade industry in the Southland. Learn more about the Issues and Initiatives from the links below.

Advocacy Papers