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27th Job Killer Jeopardizes Energy Reliability

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday tagged AB 127 (Committee on Budget) as a job killer. The bill threatens energy reliability by mandating the closure of the...

Governor to Sign CalChamber-Supported Cap-and-Trade Program Extension

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today will sign AB 398 (E. Garcia; D-Coachella), which will extend the cap-and-trade program, providing the least costly path...

Legislature Approves Cap-and-Trade Extension

With strong support from the California Chamber of Commerce and the business community, the Legislature yesterday approved AB 398 (E. Garcia; D-Coachella), which will...

Legislature to Vote Today on Extending Cap-and-Trade Program

CalChamber Issues Call to Action The California Chamber of Commerce is urging businesses to contact their legislators to express strong support for AB 398 (E....

CalChamber Outlines Best Way to Meet California Emissions Reduction Goal

Well-Designed Cap-and-Trade Program with Robust Cost Containment An economy-wide cap-and-trade system will be the least costly and least disruptive approach to meeting the state’s ambitious...

Potential Hit to Gasoline Supplies Held in Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that jeopardizes the production of California-based fuel stalled in its first policy committee this week when...

Governor, Legislative Leaders Announce Road Repair and Transportation Investment Package

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg  joined Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and legislative leaders yesterday at a news conference at...

Transportation Needs Long-Term Solution Now

Following is the text of a letter sent to the Legislature late last week. The damage to our roads and bridges from California’s most recent...

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...

List of Shame Bill for Commercial Water Users Held on Senate Floor

The Senate has refused to pass a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would have inappropriately made industrial, institutional, and commercial water use public information. AB 1520...

Burdensome Reporting for Beverage Makers Moves

The Senate fiscal committee last week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill imposing new and unnecessary costs and burdens on beverage manufacturers without...

Assembly Policy Committee Passes Job Killer

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

Commercial Organics Recycling Mandate to Take Effect April 1, 2016

A state law requiring businesses that generate a certain amount of waste per week to recycle their organic waste will take effect next spring. The...

Climate Change Job Killer Bills Carry Huge Economic Risks

​Two job killer bills dealing with climate change that defy common sense and ignore economic realities are set to be heard in the Assembly...

Assembly Policy Committee Moves Job Killer Bill; May Increase Fuel Cost

SB 350 (de León; D-Los Angeles) potentially increases costs and burdens on all Californians by mandating an arbitrary and unrealistic reduction of petroleum...

Senate Passes Two ‘Job Killer’ Bills; May Increase Fuel Costs, Regulatory Burdens

The Senate yesterday passed two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that, if signed into law, may increase costs for California businesses and...

Senate Committee to Consider Job Killers Increasing Environmental Regulatory Burden; CalChamber Adds Bill to...

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that increase the burden of environmental regulations will be considered in a Senate policy committee today,...

Senate Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Today; Increases Business Costs, Creates New...

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that increases the cost of business and creates regulatory burdens throughout the state will be considered...