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Citizens Redistricting Commission Delivers Updated Political Maps in Record Time

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission completed its once-every-decade constitutional duty on December 27, 2021, when it submitted final maps to the Secretary of State...

CalChamber Board Takes Positions on Initiatives Aiming for 2022 Ballot

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support two ballot measures and oppose two others that may go before voters...

California Voters Reject Recall of Governor

California voters said “no” to recalling Governor Gavin Newsom in this week’s historic election. Shortly after the polls closed on Tuesday, September 14, major news...

CalChamber Emphasizes Need to Listen to Regions in Redrawing Political Districts

Comments by representatives of regional groups, including local chambers of commerce, are critical to the process of redrawing political boundaries, the California Chamber of...

Brief Look at 10 New Assembly Members

In the last issue of Alert, we gave brief profiles of the eight new members of the California State Senate. Now it is the...

Incoming Senate Features 8 New Members

A new two-year legislative session begins on Monday, December 7, which means 120 members will take the oath of office. As always after an...

Voters Reject Largest Tax Hike in California History

Proposition 15, the largest property tax increase in California history, was declared defeated the evening of November 11 by a margin of more than...

Voters Weigh in on Taxes, Independent Contractors

Election Day is over, but ballot counting continues to determine the voters’ will on issues ranging from California property taxes to supporting economic diversity...

Trends in California Legislative Races

This election is one that seems like it will never end. While a significant number of ballots are still left to be counted—and perhaps...

Days Remain to Stop Split Roll Tax Hike

With just days to go before the November 3 election, the No on Prop 15 campaign continues to highlight the problems the split roll...

California Vote by Mail in Safe Hands; Remember to Exercise Your Right to Vote

Democracy’s most sacred right, voting, is already underway in California with all 21 million registered voters having received a mail-in ballot. While voting by mail...

CalChamber Presents Concise Ballot Guide

This edition of Alert includes a special report on the November ballot measures, including brief summaries of the California Chamber of Commerce reasons for...

Overview of November Ballot Measures

Following are brief summaries of the measures that will appear on the November 3 General Election ballot. When the California Chamber of Commerce has...

Ads Highlight Problems with Prop. 15 Split Roll

With just weeks remaining before the November 3 general election, the broad-based campaign opposing Proposition 15 is highlighting reasons to vote against the split...

Strong Campaign Needed to Stop Proposition 15 Split Roll Tax Proposal

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business and taxpayer groups are leading a strong effort to defeat the split roll property...

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...