Saturday, December 3, 2022

Lede Story

Congress Moves Quickly to Avert Railroad Strike

Congress is moving swiftly to prevent a rail strike between the major freight railroads and 12 labor unions. On November 30, the U.S. House of...

CalChamber Presents Guide to 2023 Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has published a white paper and scheduled seminars to help employers prepare for new employment laws. The newly enacted laws...

Many Privacy Rights Act Provisions Take Effect Jan. 1

Originally passed in 2018 and effective in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive privacy law aimed at enhancing California residents’...

18 Newspapers Across State Reject Proposition 30

Newspapers across California are urging their readers to vote no on Proposition 30, a November ballot measure that proposes to raise the tax on...

Governor Completes Action on Priority Business Bills

Last Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom completed action on bills sent to him by the Legislature, including priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce. Just...

Governor Signs CARE Court Support System into Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported proposal to establish a support system for homeless individuals with mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders was signed into...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Helps Stop 1 Job Killer Bill

On the final day of the session, Assembly members heeded the concerns raised by the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of more...

Climate Change Job Killer Bills: 1 Stopped; 1 Goes to Governor

On the final day of the session, Assembly members heeded the concerns raised by the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of more...

Rushed Climate Change Bill Earns Job Killer Tag

The California Chamber of Commerce has labeled a last-minute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction proposal a job killer. The bill, AB 2133 (Quirk; D-Hayward), was...

Governor Newsom Releases Water Supply Strategy

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a four-point strategy on August 11 to increase California’s water supplies and help the state adapt to the extreme weather...