Sunday, December 9, 2018

Governor Proposes ‘Carefully Balanced’ Budget

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today released what he described as a “carefully balanced” budget plan for 2015–16 that allocates portions of increased state...

Congress Votes to Reauthorize Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Following strong support voiced by the California Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate voted this week to reauthorize the...

Prop. 65 Warning Proposal Merits Business Concern

The latest proposal by the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to revise Proposition 65 warning requirements should be of concern to...

Storms a Long Way from Abating Drought; Water Conservation, Allocations Still Down

A strong storm system is rolling through California, prompting mudslide concerns in the Northern and Southern half of the state, particularly in areas that...

Businesses Seek Renewal of Trade Program to Avert Tax Increases, Job Losses

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging Congress to renew a longstanding trade program to prevent further tax increases and job losses for U.S....

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...

Workers’ Comp: State Costs Highest By Far

The biennial study by the Oregon Department of Business and Consumer Services has confirmed that California employers pay the highest workers’ compensation costs in...

CalChamber, Coalition Fight Proposal Expanding Federal Say on Water, Land Use

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined with 375 trade associations and chambers from 50 states to voice strong concerns with a proposal that...

Voters, CalChamber Agree: Support Water Supply/Storage, Rainy Day Fund

California voters this week overwhelmingly passed California Chamber of Commerce-supported Proposition 1, the water bond, and Proposition 2, the rainy day reserve measure. CalChamber President...

Pro-Jobs Candidates Gain Victories in November Legislative Races

Business groups scored significant wins Tuesday night in a number of hotly contested and very competitive legislative races from around the state. Candidates from...

Report: State Water Conservation Rate Declines, Despite Continued Drought

Water conservation efforts in the state leveled off in September after a steady rise since May, according to a new report presented to the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

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

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...