Monday, November 11, 2019

Assembly Names Committee Leaders

Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) announced her selection of committee chairs for the 2015–16 Regular Session. She also named Democrats to serve on...

Wins in Some Areas Offset by Cost Increases in Others

For the California employer community, the 2016 legislative year will have a variety of impacts, depending on the industry and size of business. Small businesses...

Busy Year for Employers Produces Wins for Future

The 2017 legislative year was a busy one for the California Chamber of Commerce and other employer advocates. Nevertheless, CalChamber policy advocates, together with members,...

Podcast Recaps Top Issues for Final Weeks of Session

The California Legislature has one final month to pass bills to the Governor before going on recess for the rest of the year. In this...

CalChamber Seeking Cleanup Suggestions on Newly Adopted Privacy Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking comments from members on the practical implications of the newly signed privacy legislation, enacted to avert a...

Job Killer Vote Record Shows Success, Challenges

This edition of Alert presents a recap of floor votes on job killer bills before legislators went on their summer break. Although opposition from the...

Recap at Summer Break Shows Mixed Results

A review of action on major legislation for business before the Legislature began its summer recess last week shows both good and disappointing outcomes...

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2015

This report for the first year of the 2015–2016 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. This...

CalChamber Status Update Report on Major Legislation for Business

The following list summarizes top priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of September 13, when the Legislature began...

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Education Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed a number of California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will encourage more students to enroll in computer...

Keeping Employer Concerns Before Legislators Critical in Last Week of Session

With just one week left before legislators leave Sacramento for the year, major bills having a significant impact on business remain to be voted...

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...

New Bill to Modify Privacy Law Will Hurt Small Businesses, Kill Jobs

A new proposal to modify the state privacy law that is still being modified will create a litigation nightmare, the California Chamber of Commerce...

CalChamber-Opposed Bills Get Signatures, Win Vetoes

Legislation strongly opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce has been signed by the Governor, who also agreed with CalChamber opposition in vetoing other...

Flood of Costly Proposals Moving in Legislature

California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills that don’t earn the “job killer” label still pose problems for California businesses and deserve to be rejected. The CalChamber...

CalChamber Status Update Report on Major Legislation for Business

The following list summarizes top priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of August 31, when the Legislature began...

CalChamber Best Business Votes

Legislators are listed in descending order according to how often they voted in accord with the California Chamber of Commerce position (first number) versus...