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November Ballot Takes Shape with Assignment of Proposition Numbers

Secretary of State Alex Padilla has assigned proposition numbers to the legislative, initiative and referendum measures set to appear on the November 3 General...

CalChamber Supports Gig Economy Initiative

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the Protect App-Based Drivers and Services Act, an initiative that is currently...

Politics During a Pandemic Leads to Victories for GOP Candidates

California held two runoff special elections on May 12 that produced lopsided wins for the Republican candidates in districts where voter registration, at least...

Voters Putting Brakes on New Taxes, Bonds

After several election cycles opening their wallets, Californians used the March 3 ballot to express skepticism of new tax and bond measures. Perhaps the biggest...

California Primary Election: An Initial Review of Results

California’s grand political experiment to become relevant in the Democratic presidential primary process appears to have worked. With California as a Super Tuesday state, California...

Board Votes on Possible Ballot Initiatives

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted on February 28 to support a ballot measure that would reduce crime, and oppose a...

Overview of March Ballot Measure

Following is a brief summary of the measure that will appear on the March 3 Primary Election ballot. The reasons for the California Chamber...

CalChamber Board Backs School Bond, Opposes Split Roll Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support a ballot measure that would help finance school facilities, and oppose another...

Application Period Now Open to Apply for 2020 Redistricting Commission

Business owners, business leaders and their employees have a unique once-in-a-decade opportunity to make their voices heard on how California is represented both in...

Citizens Redistricting Process Begins Soon; Apply Online to Help Shape State’s Future

A little known and often forgotten truth is that not all political change in California comes via the ballot box. Once a decade, the demographers...

CalChamber Public Affairs Conference Hosts Panel of Incoming Legislators

An opportunity to get better acquainted with members of the 2019 legislative freshman class was among the agenda items on the first day of...

CalChamber President Zaremberg Joins Governor-Elect’s ‘All In’ Transition Effort

Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom has asked California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg to join the “All in California” program, a group of...

Voters, CalChamber Agree: No on Props. 6, 8 & 10

Voters ultimately agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce on three hotly contested ballot measures, rejecting Propositions 6, 8 and 10 on the November...

Water Supply Bond Failing; Housing, Children’s Hospital Bonds Pass

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported proposal to issue state general obligation bonds to fund water supply and infrastructure projects was behind in the vote...

CalChamber Offers Employers Guidelines for Political Communications to Employees

A concise overview for employers about the do’s and don’ts of communicating with employees about ballot measures is available in an online brochure from...