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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. 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.

Film Tax, Manufacturing Tax Credit Bills Continue On

CalChamber recently released its eighth semi-annual California Chamber of Commerce Poll and the results were clear: two-thirds of voters believe the country is headed...

CalChamber-Supported Bill Provides Tax Credit for Clean Energy Costs

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a bill that proposes tax credits for certain clean energy products. Previously a CalChamber job killer bill, SB...

Bill Proposes New Tax Despite Huge State Surplus

Governor Gavin Newsom’s January budget proposal forecasted another historic surplus estimated to be approximately $45 billion. As 2022 marches on, that surplus continues to...

CalChamber-Led Effort Results in Small Business COVID-19 Relief

An effort led by the California Chamber of Commerce with the support of a large coalition of allied groups has resulted in passage of...

CalChamber, Coalition Fight Single-Payer Health Care

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a large and diverse coalition of California-based organizations in opposing two bills that establish and raise taxes...

Business Groups Urge: Restore Tax Credits, Net Operating Loss Deduction

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business groups are urging state legislators to restore the net operating loss deduction and business...

Single-Payer Health Care – Brought to You by 40 Million Payers

On February 19, a throng of legislators, led by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), introduced AB 1400, the Guaranteed Health Care for All bill...

Just-Signed Bills Offer Relief from Pandemic Hardship

Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation this week to provide relief to Californians experiencing pandemic hardship. Included in the package were bills to allocate another $2.1...

State Updates Vaccine Allocation Guidelines

Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) continue to work toward allocating COVID-19 vaccines to a broader segment of the...

Governor, Agencies Focus on Vaccine Delivery System

Speeding the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines was the goal of actions outlined by Governor Gavin Newsom and several state agencies this week. Named to lead...

Department of Public Health Seeks to Accelerate Vaccine Distribution

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued recommendations for accelerating the pace at which COVID-19 vaccines are distributed to Californians. Based upon...

Newest Job Killer Imposes Headcount Tax on Employers

Legislation that will discourage hiring and job growth by imposing an employee “headcount tax” on certain employers has been added to the California Chamber...

IRS, State Tax Board Extend Tax Filing Deadline as Emergency Measure

In a move intended to relieve some of the financial pressure invoked by the coronavirus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the IRS has moved...

Job Killer Bills Imposing Targeted Taxes Set for Hearing in Senate Committee

Two targeted tax bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers are scheduled to be considered by the Senate Governance and...