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The California Chamber of Commerce is the largest, broad-based business advocate to government in California, working at the state and federal levels to influence government actions affecting all California business. As a not-for-profit, we leverage our front-line knowledge of laws and regulations to provide affordable and easy-to-use compliance products and services.

Policy Briefing – Consumer Privacy and Innovation

(January 15, 2021) Moderated by Shoeb Mohammed, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured presentations by experts on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the...

After COVID-19, Drought Threat Still Looms

California is enveloped in balmy weather that’s more like spring than mid-winter — and that’s not a good thing. We have seen only scant rain...

Policy Briefing – California’s Pathway to More Housing

(January 8, 2021) Moderated by Adam Regele, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured experts on California’s Pathway to More Housing, a major issue for...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can It Be Required?

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what...

Alert – January 8, 2021

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Allies Join CalChamber Call for COVID Business Relief

The California Chamber of Commerce and nearly 200 allied business organizations representing all sectors of the economy and employing millions of California workers sent...

State Expects to Receive Surplus Revenue, But Sees Deficits on the Horizon

Despite enjoying a record $34 billion budget surplus and prudent reserves from burgeoning but one-time tax revenues, California budget officials expect to see fiscal...

Governor’s Recovery Plan to Add $575 Million to Small Business Grant Program

Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom released a preview of his budget plan to help California businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor’s Equitable Recovery for...

Lucas Public Affairs CEO to Chair CalChamber in 2021

Donna L. Lucas, chief executive officer and president of Lucas Public Affairs (LPA), has been elected the 2021 chair of the California Chamber of...

State Finance Director to Review Governor’s 2021 California Budget in Free Webinar

Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler will be outlining Governor Gavin Newsom's 2021 budget priorities in an online webinar presented by the California Chamber of...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Appointments of Alex Padilla, Dr. Shirley Weber

CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg issued the following statements following Governor Gavin Newsom's announcements naming Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate seat...

Governor’s Chief of Staff Ann O’Leary Departs

Ann O’Leary, Governor Gavin Newsom’s Chief of Staff, left the administration yesterday after working in the role since the Governor took office. “CalChamber thanks Ann...

Performance Reviews in a COVID-19 Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many hardships for employers and employees this year, and in this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice...

A Year Like None Other

It’s safe to say that we could never have predicted nor been prepared for what this year would have in store for us as...

3 New Labor Laws Employers Should Know

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employment law experts Matthew Roberts...

Los Angeles, San Francisco Counties Break COVID-19 Records

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Los Angeles County, which again broke a record for coronavirus hospitalizations this weekend as San...

State Fund Offers Low-Interest, Short-Term Loans to Help Small Businesses

The California Rebuilding Fund is offering flexible, affordable loans and free advisory services to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis....

California’s Intensive Care Nightmare: Which Hospitals Are Full?

At hospitals in Fresno, critically ill patients with nowhere to go are stuck in crowded emergency rooms. Doctors face such a dire shortage of intensive...

U.S. 9th Circuit Court Hears Oral Arguments in Anti-Arbitration Case

California’s Attorney General on Monday asked a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court panel to overturn a lower court ruling that halted the enforcement of and...

Governor Ties Lockdowns to Hospital Capacity; CalChamber Urges Responsible Behavior Now to Keep California...

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday that regions of the state will be subject to more restrictive stay-at-home orders when their hospital capacity erodes...