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Preston R. Young joined the CalChamber in October 2019 as a policy advocate specializing in health care policy and taxation issues. He was named a senior policy advocate starting January 1, 2024 in recognition of his efforts on behalf of members. Young came to CalChamber from Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP, where he specialized in medical malpractice, health care, product liability and elder abuse litigation. Young holds a B.A. in communications from Saint Mary’s College of California, and earned a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Environmental Law Journal. See full bio

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A job killer bill that sought to tax digital advertising revenue has stalled and is likely dead for the year, as tax-related proposals are...

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Once again, pending legislation seeks to impose a massive tax increase upon all forms of personal property or wealth despite California having the highest...

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