Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Job Killer Leave Mandate Passes Senate Committee

A leave mandate job killer bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce passed a Senate policy committee this week with just one committee...

Fuel Price Increase Bill Gets Committee OK

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that increases the cost of business and creates regulatory burdens throughout the state passed a Senate...

Senate Passes Bills Increasing Fuel Costs, Regulatory Burden

The Senate this week passed two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that, if signed into law, may increase costs for California businesses...

Job Killer Vote Record: Key Wins; Battles Remain

This edition of Alert presents a recap of floor votes taken on job killer bills before the Legislature’s summer recess, as well as 2015...

Action Needed to Stop Consumer Litigation Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce and a large coalition are working to stop a job killer proposal that will subject businesses and nonprofits to...

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...

CalChamber Opposition Stops Job Killers

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped stop three more job killer bills from continuing past the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week. Held...

Minimum Wage Job Killer Goes to Governor

The Legislature this week passed SB 3 (Leno; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that will increase the minimum wage in California to $15...

Climate Change Job Killer Bill Continues to Advance

The Assembly Natural Resources Committee this week passed a job killer bill that could increase costs for California businesses, make them less competitive and...

Job Killer Bills Continue to Advance in Senate

Senate policy committees this week continued to approve California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara),...

Bill with Multiple Tax Hikes Passes Senate Policy Panel

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer proposing multiple tax hikes on state employers, making California even less competitive, passed the Senate Governance and...

CalChamber Stops All 29 Job Killer Bills

On his final day to act on legislation, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. vetoed the last surviving California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill. AB...

CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce this week released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23...

Legislature Sends Anti-Arbitration Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that provides the perfect pleading pathway for class action attorneys to avoid arbitration has passed the...

CalChamber Kills Targeted Tax Proposal in Assembly Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that would have imposed a tax on contractors for the privilege of doing business with the...

Bill Undermining Workers’ Comp Reforms Awaits Consideration on Senate Floor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that undermines cost-saving workers’ compensation reforms will be considered next by the full Senate. SB 563 (Pan;...

Paying for Single-Payer: Put Up or Move On

Since the best feature of the Healthy California Act is that all health care will be free, it seems churlish to suggest that someone...