Saturday, November 17, 2018

Just Four Job Killers Move to Second House by June 3

Only four job killer bills subject to the June 3 deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced have moved...

Two Job Killer Bills Held in Appropriations; Eight Move to Senate or Assembly Floors...

Fifteen of the 21 job killer bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce this year remain alive after Friday’s deadline for fiscal committees...

Budget Trailer Proposal Brings Job Killer List to 21

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added a budget trailer proposal to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers...

CalChamber Takes Positions on November Measures

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently took positions on the following two initiatives proposed for the November 2016 ballot: Oppose Prop. 30...

91st Sacramento Host Breakfast: Zigzag Business Cycles, Long-Term View Wide-Ranging Topics for Annual Gathering

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and California Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Michael W. Murphy shared their perspectives on the state’s accomplishments and challenges...

May Budget Revision: Amid Declining Revenue Growth, Governor Holds Line on Spending, Makes Saving...

On Friday, Governor  Edmund G. Brown Jr. released his May Revision to the California state budget. In addition to the budget numbers, graphs and...

Governor Signs Job Creator Promoting Disability Access

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that incentivizes disability access and education was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week. SB...

Latest Draft Prop. 65 Rules Take Steps Backwards

The latest proposed revisions to the state’s Proposition 65 warning regulations are problematic and unworkable, the California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition...

Court Sides with Employer in Workers’ Comp Case

A state appeals court has ruled that a worker’s claim of a psychiatric injury did not meet the tests to qualify for workers’ compensation...

Independent Contractor Price Setting Bill Stopped

The author of a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that would increase prices for consumers and businesses who utilize the services of...

Alameda Court Ruling Favors Business Community

In a favorable ruling for the California Chamber of Commerce and the broader business community, an Alameda Superior Court judge has denied an environmental...

CalChamber Identifies 2016 Job Creator Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released its list of job creator bills, calling attention to 12 bills that will improve the state’s...

CalChamber Releases 2016 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 18...

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...

CalChamber Takes Positions on Upcoming Initiatives

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently took positions on the following initiatives proposed for the November 2016 ballot. Drug Pricing Oppose: California Drug...

Health Plan Funding Bill Passes, Signed into Law

Months of discussions culminated this week with the Legislature passing and the Governor signing a California Chamber of Commerce-supported special session health plan funding...

CalChamber Backs Renewed Effort on Federal Water Bill

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein has introduced an updated proposal to provide long-term and short-term solutions to the state’s historic drought. The California Chamber of...