Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Senate Sends Job Creator Bill to Governor

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

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Legislation

A job killer bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. AB...

Costly Employee Retention Mandate Passes Senate Labor Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire passed the Senate Labor and Industrial...

Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to Law

With less than a month to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is...

Split Roll Bill Will Hurt Small Business

A recently amended job killer bill, SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting...

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...

Governor, Democrats Agree on Budget

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced that he and the Democratic leaders of the Assembly and Senate have reached agreement on a...

Capitol Report: ‘Job Killer’ Undermines Prop. 13 Protections, Would Raise Costs for Small Businesses

A recently amended “job killer,” SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting commercial...

Disability Access Reform/Education Bill Still Alive

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that incentivizes disability access and education awaits assignment to an Assembly policy committee after passing the...

CalChamber Stops Two More ‘Job Killers’ on Assembly Floor

Two “job killers” failed to move off the Assembly Floor on June 4, missing Friday’s deadline for bills to pass the house in which...

Anti-Arbitration ‘Job Killer’ Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, passed a Senate policy committee...

CalChamber, Broad Business Coalition Support Federal Ports Legislation

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined a large coalition to ensure that port disruptions due to labor contract negotiations do not have a...

CalChamber Stops Two More ‘Job Killers’ on Assembly Floor​​​​

Two “job killers” failed to move off the Assembly Floor on June 4, missing Friday's deadline for bills to pass the house in which...

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...

CalChamber Urges Action on Bills Awaiting Assembly/Senate Votes

Many bills opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce have moved through legislative committees and could come to a vote of the entire Assembly...

Legislative Analyst Projects More Revenue; Echoes Governor’s Call for Fiscal Restraint

The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) this week released revenue projections a few billion dollars higher than estimated in the Governor’s budget plan, but...