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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.
Songs for Our Heros

CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​ ​​

 Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to...

Governor Holds Steady on Prudent Spending Plan

Warning that a recession is inevitable, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. dampened spending expectations even as higher revenues have poured into state coffers. Overall, the...

Some Job Creator Bills Survive First Deadline

​A handful of California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills remain eligible to advance in the legislative process this year following key deadlines. Last Friday,...

Job Killer Watch: CalChamber Identifies 18th Job Killer Bill

Contact: Denise Davis SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Chamber of Commerce today added SB 654 (de León) to its job killer list, bringing the total...

Policy Committees to Consider Four Job Killer Bills Today

Four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in policy committees today. Increased Labor C​​osts ​AB 357 (Chiu; D-San Francisco) Predictable...

Three Job Killer Bills Face Committee Hearings Today; CalChamber Adds Another Bill to List

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in policy committees today. In addition, CalChamber has identified another job killer bill,...

13 CalChamber Member Companies Land on ‘Best Places to Work’ in Sacramento List​​​​

Thirteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were chosen by the Sacramento Business Journal as some of the best places to work in the...

California Senate Moves $1 Billion Water Plan Amid Drought

​The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer about $75 million in immediate...

State Economy Strengthens in Face of Port, Drought, Domestic Outmigration Challenges

California’s economy continues to power forward, with many of the Golden State’s largest and most important industries gaining momentum over the course of 2014,...

CalChamber Member Companies Among Fortune Magazine’s 50 Best Workplaces​

Seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies have been ranked among the “50 Best Small and Medium-Size Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine. Small...
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Capitol Coffee Break: Late for Work?​​

Every now and then, the morning just doesn’t go right and you wind up running late for work. Being late to work is the...

Ports Increasingly Bustling Again After Tentative Labor Deal​

The seaports of the West Coast went from lagging to bustling over the weekend, a process that is expected to accelerate Monday in the...

Stay Informed with CalChamber Alert App Version 2.0​​​​​​

A new version of the California Chamber of Commerce Alert app is available for download now. Besides a new look, Version 2.0​ gives readers the...

AB 60 Driver’s License and I-9 Requirements

As a result of AB 60 legislation, the Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing driver’s licenses in January of this year to persons who...
Vault Office Romance Survey

Will You Be Mine? Top 10 Problems with Office Romances

Valentine’s Day brings thoughts of chocolates and sweets. And love may be sweetening your workplace, too. In Vault.com’s 2015 Office Romance Survey​, 51 percent...

California U.S. Senators Send Letter Urging Resolution to Port Dispute​

U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein yesterday sent a letter to the presidents of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)  and Pacific...

3 Former California Governors Back Independent Redistricting

The brief asserts that the Constitution allows voters to use the initiative process -- as they did in California and Arizona -- to delegate...

California Chamber of Commerce, Former Governors Deukmejian, Wilson, Schwarzenegger and Charles T. Munger, Jr.,...

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce, three former California Governors and redistricting proponents Charles T. Munger, Jr. and Bill Mundell jointly filed...

California Chamber of Commerce, Former Governors Deukmejian, Wilson, Schwarzenegger and Charles T. Munger, Jr.,...

The California Chamber of Commerce, three former California Governors and redistricting proponents Charles T. Munger, Jr. and Bill Mundell jointly filed an amicus brief...

Task Force Invites Businesses to Revitalize Civic Learning in all K-12 Schools​​​​

California businesses throughout the state are invited to learn how they can help K-12 students prepare for success in college, career, civic life, and...