Downtown Business News

New Policy Manager joins the DSP team

by Kathryn Burgess

The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) has hired Emilie Cameron as its Policy Manager. Cameron will lead advocacy, public policy, and government relations for the organization. Cameron comes to DSP from 3 Fold Communications where she served … READ MORE

SacramentoGO wants your feedback

by Kathryn Burgess

Do you want potholes fixed, transit services improved, traffic signals synchronized, or new bridges or roadways built? The Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) through its SacramentoGO outreach program is looking for public input to help determine future … READ MORE

Minimum Wage = Maximum DSP Engagement

by Kathryn Burgess

Back in December, Mayor Johnson, Vice Mayor Allen Warren, and Councilmember Jay Schenirer stated publicly their interest in having a discussion about increasing the minimum wage in Sacramento above what state law requires ($9/hr now … READ MORE

Federal Budgets & Streetcar Ballots

by Kathryn Burgess

On February 2, we received news that the President’s FY 16 budget set aside $75 million for the federal government’s match on the downtown streetcar project, which has now been endorsed by DSP, as well … READ MORE

Downtown Policy Perspectives

by Lisa Martinez

The Downtown Partnership advocates for its stakeholders at all levels of government, and there has been a flurry of activity of note at City Hall and at the State Capitol on which DSP took positions. Now … READ MORE

DSP Takes Capitol Steps

by Lisa Martinez

The Downtown Sacramento Partnership advocates for its members’ interests at the city, county, state, and federal level. The Partnership issued statements in support of two measures at the state capitol that will help foster a prosperous … READ MORE

DSP Helps Pass Cab Rehab

by Lisa Martinez

By a unanimous vote, the City Council enacted sweeping new regulations of the taxi industry designed to ensure a consistently high-quality experience for consumers. All cab drivers must now accept credit cards, operate with a central … READ MORE


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