Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Issues

CalChamber, Allied Groups Sue California Over Climate Disclosure Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business groups are challenging California’s new climate reporting laws, SB 253 (Wiener; D-San Francisco) and...

US Bill Aims to Help Local Businesses Hurt by Transportation Projects

Pending federal legislation aims to help local businesses and nonprofit groups when their operations are disrupted by federally funded transit or highway transportation projects. The...

Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Focus Retail Theft Policy on Prevention, Enforcement, Supervision

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business, local government and public safety organizations sent a joint letter to the Governor and...

Women Leaders Back Prop.1

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera underscored support for Proposition 1 during an event assembled by women business, health care, and...

Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates Up in 2024

For California’s employers, the new year brings new unemployment insurance (UI) tax increases. Governor Gavin Newsom’s annual budget proposal, released January 10, foresees belt tightening...

CalChamber Briefs Local Chambers, Business Allies on Prop. 1 Benefits

The resources that Proposition 1 will unlock to tackle the homelessness issue, as well as the measure’s accountability and local control provisions, were highlighted...

California Finance Director Projects Slow Economic Growth; No New General Tax Increases Planned to Cover Budget Shortfall

California is expected to see slow but steady revenue growth in the 2024–2025 fiscal year, requiring state leaders to cover a $37.8 billion budget...

Job Killer Bills Die Early in New Legislative Year

As the new legislative year began, several job killer bills were laid to rest again following continued strong opposition from the California Chamber of...

Finance Director to Review 2024 California Budget in Jan. 17 Webinar

California Finance Director Joe Stephenshaw will be outlining Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2024 budget priorities in a free online webinar presented by the California Chamber...

CalChamber Supports Prop. 1 to Finance More Housing to Address Mental Health, Homelessness Crises

The CalChamber Board has voted to endorse Proposition 1, a key element of Governor Gavin Newsom’s response to the state’s mental health and homelessness crises.