Thursday, November 21, 2019

Bill to Speed Road Repair/Maintenance, Reduce Costs, Passes Senate Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that expedites and reduces costs for roadway repair and maintenance projects passed the Senate Environmental Quality...

Proposal to Expedite Housing Projects Fails to Pass

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that sought to expedite and reduce costs for housing projects failed to pass an Assembly policy...

Bill to Protect Small Businesses from Frivolous Lawsuits Fails

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that would have helped protect small businesses from unwarranted lawsuits failed to pass an Assembly policy...

Loan Access for Small Business Moves in Assembly

An Assembly committee this week gave unanimous approval to a California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill expanding loan access for small businesses. SB 936...

Assembly Labor Committee Nixes Flexible Workweek Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill allowing an employee-selected flexible work schedule failed to pass the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this...

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...

Job Creator Bills Move on for Consideration by Second House

Five bills the California Chamber of Commerce has identified as job creators have passed the legislative house...

Senate Committee Acknowledges Problems with Environmental Law

A hearing on a California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill provided a forum for senators to acknowledge problems with the state environmental law...

Legislature Sends 3 Job Creator Bills to Governor

Three bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as job creators passed the Legislature this year and await action by the Governor. The...

Film Tax Credit Bills Pass Legislative Policy Committees

Four California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills passed Assembly and Senate policy committees this week. All four bills extend for another five years California’s...

Committee Rejects Flexible Workweek Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill providing employers with the flexibility to accommodate employees’ needs was rejected by the Senate Labor and...

Three Job Creator Bills Still Alive for Final Month of Session

Three California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills remained alive as the Legislature began its summer break. One bill is scheduled to be considered by...

CalChamber Job Creator Housing Bill Narrowly Passes Senate Committee

Legislation identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job creator because it will minimize frivolous litigation that blocks infill housing projects won...

Job Creator Bill Increasing Housing Supply to Governor

A fourth California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill reached the Governor’s desk a day before the end of the session. SB 1069 (Wieckowski; D-Fremont)...

Expanded Tax Credit Program Spawns More In-State Film, TV Projects

A 2014 California Chamber of Commerce job creator bill is being credited with encouraging some film and television productions to remain in or return...

Job Creator Bill Targets Loophole in State Law

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a “job creator” bill that will address a loophole in state law and help limit frivolous class...

Five Job Creator Bills Advance in Legislature

As of the June 1 deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced, five California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator...