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Valley Voice is a coalition of elected officials and COG staff throughout the San Joaquin Valley who travel to Sacramento and Washington, D.C., annually to present issues of regional significance to federal and state legislators. Coordination is led by the San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council.
Valley Voice Washington D.C. 2022
Valley Voice delegation will be traveling to Washington, D.C., to meet with federal lawmakers and government officials Sept. 19-21, 2022.
The San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council provides a forum for our Valley to communicate easily and effectively on regional issues that impact us all, like transportation, air quality and advocacy efforts. Working regionally to identify actions items that--when implemented by individual Regional Planning Agencies--result in a single vision for the entire San Joaquin Valley.
Representing SJCOG on the Policy Council are Stockton Councilmember Dan Wright and county Supervisor Chair Chuck Winn. Manteca Vice Mayor Gary Singh serves as an alternate.
San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference
The annual San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Conference is a forum that provides an excellent avenue for our Valley to communicate on regional issues that impact the entire San Joaquin Valley region. Issues such as transportation, air quality and state and federal advocacy for community priorities are discussed at this annual conference.