Sunday, May 19, 2024

Issues

Analysis: May Budget Revision Released

Governor Newsom announced his strategy to address an estimated $27.6 billion deficit for the upcoming budget year, and a $28.4 billion projected deficit for...

Job Killer Raising UI Taxes Misses Key Deadline, Dies

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that would have hiked unemployment insurance (UI) taxes failed to meet a key deadline last week...

Background Check Job Killer Dead for Year

A job killer bill that effectively prohibited consideration of conviction history in employment has been stopped this year after missing a key deadline last...

Tax on Digital Advertisements Stalls

A job killer bill that sought to tax digital advertising revenue has stalled and is likely dead for the year, as tax-related proposals are...

Bill Increasing Housing Costs Likely Dead for the Year

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that would have exacerbated the state’s housing shortage, raised residential housing prices across the board, and...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Raising Internet Costs Stalls

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would have raised internet service costs has stalled in the California Legislature and is likely dead for...

Senate Committee OKs Job Killer Bill Increasing UI Taxes to Pay Striking Workers

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will increase unemployment insurance (UI) taxes to subsidize striking workers passed a Senate committee this...

Burdensome Utility Ratepayer Bill Fails Again in Senate Committee

California Chamber of Commerce-opposed legislation imposing burdensome and redundant reporting requirements that could lead to privacy concerns for employees failed to pass a Senate...

CalChamber Adds Bills to 2024 Job Killer List

This week the California Chamber of Commerce added four bills to its 2024 Job Killer List. They are: • AB 2230 (Bennett; D-Ventura) Worsens Housing Crisis....

CalChamber-Led Coalition Opposing State-Run Health Care System

A large and diverse coalition of 150 California business representatives have joined a CalChamber-led coalition in strong opposition to AB 2200 (Kalra; D-San Jose),...