Monday, February 17, 2020

CalChamber-Backed Career Technical Education Bill Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that establishes a new career technical education (CTE) matching-grant program passed the Senate Education Committee this week. SB 148...

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2014

This report for the second year of the 2013–2014 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. This...

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...

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...

Committee Rejects Giving Opportunity to Cure Minor Air Violations

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that would have given businesses the opportunity to cure minor air violations before being fined failed to pass...

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...

Suspense File Recap: Many Harmful Bills Stopped, But Many Remain; Several Helpful Bills Move

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop numerous harmful bills from continuing past the appropriations committees on Friday to reach...

CalChamber Supports Propositions 1 and 2

Yes to Water Supply/Storage, Rainy Day Reserve The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting Proposition 1 and Proposition 2 on the November general election ballot. Proposition...

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...

CalChamber Capitol Report: Assembly Committee Passes Double Holiday Pay Bill

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this week approved a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill requiring double pay for work on certain days. During testimony...

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...

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The following list summarizes the final status of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills that were sent to the Governor this year. The CalChamber will...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee this week. SB 358...

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The following list summarizes the final status of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills that were sent to the Governor this year. The CalChamber will...

CalChamber Best Business Votes 2016

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

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 July1, when the Legislature began its...

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...