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State OKs Driverless Testing, Public Use Rules for Autonomous Vehicles

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced this week that regulations governing the driverless testing and public use of autonomous vehicles on California...

Governor Signs Cap-and-Trade Extension

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed legislation extending the cap-and-trade program and providing the least costly path to achieving the state’s ambitious...

CalChamber Backs Cap-and-Trade Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce this week announced its support of legislation that will help maintain a healthy economy and provide the least costly...

CalChamber Outlines Best Way to Meet California Emissions Reduction Goal

An economy-wide cap-and-trade system will be the least costly and least disruptive approach to meeting the state’s ambitious emissions reduction goal, the California Chamber...

Potential Hit to Gasoline Supplies Held in Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that jeopardizes the production of California-based fuel stalled in its first policy committee this week when...

Road Repair/Transportation Investment Plan Unveiled

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg joined Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and legislative leaders this week at a State Capitol...

Transportation Needs Long-Term Solution Now

The damage to our roads and bridges from California’s most recent storms merely highlights and underscores the need to invest in our crumbling transportation...

Governor Brown Announces Infrastructure Plan

On February 24, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a series of immediate and longer-term actions to bolster dam safety, improve flood protection and...

2030 Carbon Caps to Become Law

The California Legislature moved swiftly this week to adopt legislation expanding climate change emission goals. SB 32 (Pavley; D-Agoura Hills) mandates a reduction in greenhouse...

Burdensome Reporting for Beverage Makers Moves

The Senate fiscal committee this week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill imposing new and unnecessary costs and burdens on beverage manufacturers without...

Climate Change Job Killer Bill Continues to Advance

The Assembly Natural Resources Committee this week passed a job killer bill that could increase costs for California businesses, make them less competitive and...

Commercial Organics Recycling Mandate to Take Effect April 1, 2016

A state law requiring businesses that generate a certain amount of waste per week to recycle their organic waste will take effect next spring. The...

Climate Change: CalChamber Stops, Delays or Amends All But 1 Bill Before It Passes

As the Senate and Assembly cleared their desks for this legislative session, the California Chamber of Commerce weighed in on 18 climate change bills;...

Job Killer Bill Will Cause Arbitrary Petroleum Cutback

An arbitrary and unrealistic reduction of petroleum use is a major consequence of a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill pending before lawmakers. SB...

Job Killer Bill May Increase Fuel Costs; Proposal Continues to Move in Assembly

Fuel costs for California businesses may increase if a job killer bill passed by the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee this week is signed...

Senate Passes Bills Increasing Fuel Costs, Regulatory Burden

The Senate this week passed two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that, if signed into law, may increase costs for California businesses...

Senate Committee Votes to Increase Environmental Regulatory Burden

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that increase the burden of environmental regulations passed a Senate policy committee this week, including a...