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Split Appeals Court Decision Upholds Cap-and-Trade Revenues

In a 2-1 ruling, the 3rd District Court of Appeal has upheld the state’s practice of auctioning greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances to raise...

Governor Urges Listeners: ‘Act as Californians First’

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. called on Republicans and Democrats to “find more things to do together” in his State of the State Address...

Appeal Court Hears CalChamber Arguments Against Auction of Cap-and-Trade Credits

A Sacramento appellate court heard oral arguments this week on a closely watched lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce concerning the California...

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...

2030 Carbon Caps to Become Law

The California Legislature moved swiftly this week to adopt legislation expanding climate change emission goals. SB 32 (Pavley; D-Agoura Hills) mandates a reduction in greenhouse...

Climate Change Job Killer Bill Continues to Advance

The Assembly Natural Resources Committee this week passed a job killer bill that could increase costs for California businesses, make them less competitive and...

Moving California Goods: Draft Freight Action Plan Raises Concerns

The California Chamber of Commerce is engaged in a multi-agency process geared toward changing California’s freight system. The results will affect any business that...

State of the State Address Governor Keeps Focus on Budget Discipline

Paying for existing state commitments and continuing to add to state budget reserves were the twin highlights of the Governor’s State of the State...

Climate Change: CalChamber Stops, Delays or Amends All But 1 Bill Before It Passes

As the Senate and Assembly cleared their desks for this legislative session, the California Chamber of Commerce weighed in on 18 climate change bills;...

Job Killer Bill Will Cause Arbitrary Petroleum Cutback

An arbitrary and unrealistic reduction of petroleum use is a major consequence of a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill pending before lawmakers. SB...

Job Killer Bill May Increase Fuel Costs; Proposal Continues to Move in Assembly

Fuel costs for California businesses may increase if a job killer bill passed by the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee this week is signed...

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...

Senate Committee Votes to Increase Environmental Regulatory Burden

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills that increase the burden of environmental regulations passed a Senate policy committee this week, including a...

Next Steps for Climate Change Law in State

When Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. spoke to the United Nations Climate Summit last month, he made a strong pitch for state and local...