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Bill to Restore Tax Credit Funding Goes to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill to restore full funding to the California Competes Tax Credit program awaits action by the Governor...

President of Mexico, Governor Brown Continue Momentum of Trade Mission

On the last day of his first trip to the United States as president of Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the state capital,...

Environmental Law Reform: Best Prospect Appears at California Supreme Court

The best prospect for reform of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is no longer with the Legislature or the Governor, but at the...

Makeup Time Sometimes OK for Employees on Alternative Workweek

Is makeup time available to employees working an alternative workweek? Yes, in some instances! Section 513 of the California Labor Code spells out the criteria for...

CalChamber in Court: Court Issues Employer-Friendly Ruling on Sexual Harassment/Franchisor Liability

The California Supreme Court ruled on August 28 that a franchisor can’t be held vicariously liable for unlawful conduct by a franchisee’s employee, where...

SF Entrepreneur Gets Involved to Promote Change in Community

“When I was a young professional working in tech companies in Silicon Valley, it never occurred to me to get involved in local government,”...

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...

New Law Provides Incentive to Bring Aerospace Jobs to California

An economic incentive program to attract new aerospace jobs to California is now in place with the signing of two California Chamber of Commerce-supported...

‘Job Killer’ Bills Still Alive in Legislature

In the final days of the legislative session, a handful of “job killer” proposals remain alive despite strong opposition from the California Chamber of...

An Unhealthy Dependence on the Rich

Upper-income taxpayers are paying the highest share ever of the California personal income tax. This is good news in good times, but underscores the need...