Friday, November 15, 2019

Transportation Needs Long-Term Solution Now

The damage to our roads and bridges from California’s most recent storms merely highlights and underscores the need to invest in our crumbling transportation...

CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has released a list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2015 or earlier that will have...

CalChamber Releases 2015 Preliminary Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released a preliminary list of “job killer” bills to call attention to the negative impact that 16...

Some Job Creator Bills Survive First Deadline

A handful of California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills remain eligible to advance in the legislative process this year following key deadlines. Last Friday,...

CalChamber, Business Opposition Stops Job Killer

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that exposed businesses to costly litigation when goods are “substantially similar,” yet priced differently, was pulled...

Proposal Marks Huge Shift in Unemployment Insurance

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that will profoundly change unemployment insurance (UI) in California and create long-term costs for the state...

CalChamber States Positions on Pending Ballot Initiatives

The California Chamber of Commerce this week announced its positions on a number of initiative proposals that have not yet qualified for the ballot. The...

CalChamber Joins Coalition to Oppose Costly Initiatives

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined a broad coalition of retailers, farmers, parents and small business owners that have organized a campaign committee—California...

‘Job Killer’ Bills Limit In-State Energy Efforts

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that limit in-state energy development passed the Assembly Natural Resources Committee this week. • AB 356 (Williams;...

Governor Names Becerra as State Attorney General

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week named California Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to succeed Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, who was elected...

Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Bill Held

The Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees cleared their files this week, holding one job killer, and moving four to the Assembly Floor. In addition,...

CalChamber-Backed Bill Gets Governor’s Signature

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill creating a tool that can help address the challenges faced by California’s most disadvantaged and poorest areas was...

California Close to Having Health Care for All

In the debate on health care, the two words most confused or misunderstood are “universal” and “single-payer.” They often are used interchangeably, and even...

CalChamber, Coalition Blast Deceptive Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition to stop a November 2016 ballot measure that threatens to significantly disrupt infrastructure development, jobs...

CalChamber Stops 18 of 19 Job Killer Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday vetoed the two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills on his desk. In 2015, CalChamber identified 19...

Just 2 Job Killer Bills Pass

Only two of the 31 job killer bills identified this year by the California Chamber of Commerce have passed the Legislature and been sent...

New Paid Sick Leave Law in Effect Today

​​(July 1, 2015) Today, California’s new mandatory sick leave policy goes into effect for all employers and all emplo​yees in California. In the latest CalChamber...