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Keeping Employer Concerns Before Legislators Critical in Last Week of Session

With just one week left before legislators leave Sacramento for the year, major bills having a significant impact on business remain to be voted...

Coffee to Roasted Veggies: How Prop. 65 Leads to Excessive Warnings

What do coffee, roasted asparagus and French fries have in common? They all contain traces of acrylamide, a chemical produced when heating some food...

Legislature Weighing Strict Product Regulation

With just weeks remaining in the legislative session, twin job killer bills upending how consumer products are packaged and sold in California are being...

Conference to Help Businesses Comply with New Prop. 65 Regulations

Regulators and legal experts will discuss how to help companies understand how to comply with the newest Proposition 65 warning regulations at the 14th...

Cosmetic Ban Bill Shelved After Getting Job Killer Tag

An Assembly policy committee this week postponed action on a cosmetic product ban identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer. The...

CalChamber Supports Proactive, Scientific Approach to Green Chemistry Program

The California Chamber of Commerce remains committed to a continued bipartisan effort to improve California’s green chemistry program with all stakeholders, CalChamber Policy Advocate...

Personal Care Product Ban Amended

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would have banned California sales of many personal care products has been amended to reduce its...

Opposition Stops Harmful Proposals in Closing Days of Legislative Session

A number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills missed the August 17 deadline to move beyond the fiscal committees of either the Assembly or...

Pending Proposal Limits Consumer Choices, Could Cause Higher Prices, Hurt Trade

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could ban California sales of many personal care products is awaiting consideration by the Assembly. SB 1249 (Galgiani;...

Costly Labeling Mandate for Microfiber Products Fails to Move

Opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and industry groups has stopped an attempt to impose new and costly labeling requirements on polyester microfiber...

CalChamber-Backed Bill Helps Minimize California Waste

An Assembly policy committee gave near-unanimous approval on March 20 to a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will reduce the number of surplus...

Online Ingredient Communication Mandate Fails in Assembly; CalChamber Opposed

A new consumer product ingredient communication mandate that would have stifled innovation and imposed unnecessary burdens on businesses failed to pass the Assembly last...

CalChamber Policy Advocate to Speak at Proposition 65 Conference

Anthony Samson, California Chamber of Commerce policy advocate on Proposition 65 and other environmental issues, will be a panelist at the Prop. 65 Clearinghouse’s...