Jennings Imel Jennings Imel
Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


October 04, 2022


The U.S. Chamber supports pro-business candidates who advance policies that fuel economic growth and exhibit a clear willingness to back free enterprise policy solutions. The Chamber understands that for the country to succeed, businesses need to succeed. That’s why the Chamber is committed to supporting bold and unwavering pro-business advocates.  

“American small businesses are in trouble. From record inflation to tax hikes and overregulation, they’re facing crisis after crisis,” said Congressman Mike Garcia. “Too many career politicians are out of touch with the needs of working families and have no idea what it takes to run a business, and they’re driving us toward economic disaster. I know what it’s like to run my own business, and I’ll always fight to lower inflation, cut taxes, and get government out of the way so our families and businesses can thrive.” 

On October 4, the U.S. Chamber was in California’s Twenty-Seventh Congressional District for a campaign event for Congressman Mike Garcia.  

Santa Clarita, CA  

In coordination with the Chamber’s political team, the Western Region office, and the Garcia campaign, the Chamber held an event at the California Bakery and Café.  At this event, U.S. Chamber Senior Political Strategist Ashlee Rich Stephenson presented Congressman Garcia with the U.S. Chamber’s endorsement and the “Advocate for American Business” award.   

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Jennings Imel

Jennings Imel

Jennings Imel is Executive Director of Congressional and Public Affairs.

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