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Assembly Committee Rejects Highway Repair Streamlining Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill to expedite and reduce costs for transportation infrastructure projects was voted down by an Assembly policy committee this...

Bill Increasing Access to Computer Science Education Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-backed bill that promotes a coordinated effort by schools to offer computer science as part of their curriculum passed the...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Signed into Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on...

Workers’ Comp Bills Undercutting Reforms Stopped; Helpful Proposals Become Law

Action taken earlier this month by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on two bills closed out another successful legislative year in workers’ compensation for...

CalChamber-Backed Bill Gets Governor’s Signature

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill creating a tool that can help address the challenges faced by California’s most disadvantaged and poorest areas was...

CalChamber-Backed Bills Go to Governor

A number of bills supported by the California Chamber of Commerce have passed the Legislature in recent weeks and will be considered next by...

CalChamber-Backed Gender Equity Pay Bill Passes Assembly with Bipartisan Support

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender passed the Assembly this week with bipartisan support. SB 358...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee this week. SB 358...

CalChamber-Backed Regulatory Reform Bills Pending in Legislature

California Chamber of Commerce-supported proposals to provide regulatory relief to California businesses are pending in the Legislature. All the bills strengthen the accountability and transparency...

Committee Rejects Giving Opportunity to Cure Minor Air Violations

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that would have given businesses the opportunity to cure minor air violations before being fined failed to pass...

Senate Committee Moves Bill Encouraging International Trade/Tourism

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that encourages international trade and tourism by creating an enhanced driver license unanimously passed the Senate Transportation and...

CalChamber-Backed Career Technical Education Bill Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that establishes a new career technical education (CTE) matching-grant program passed the Senate Education Committee this week. SB 148...

Bill Expedites, Reduces Costs for Roadway Repair/Maintenance

The Assembly Natural Resources Committee has approved a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that streamlines certain roadway infrastructure improvements. AB 323 (Olsen; R-Modesto) extends, until...

Assembly Committee Passes Government Data Breach Requirements

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that requires government entities to provide protection when personal information is part of a data breach unanimously passed...

CalChamber Aims to Reduce Unneeded Prop. 65 Warnings

The California Chamber of Commerce and a large coalition of small businesses, trade associations and local chambers are supporting a bill that promotes using...

CalChamber Outlines Trade Priorities for California Congressional Delegation

As the new Congress convened this week, the California Chamber of Commerce shared its international trade priorities for the 114th Congress with members of...

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...