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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.

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...

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...
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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...

California Governor Toughens Climate-Change Goals

As he was sworn in for a record fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown charted an ambitious new goal on Monday for California in its...

Economic Shifts: Is California Unfriendly to Business?

Part IV in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference Employment laws that go beyond targeting wrongdoers help fuel negative impressions of doing...

Economic Shifts: Housing Costs and the Three ‘T’s’

Part III in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference Housing costs are one barrier to matching people with jobs, California Chamber of...

CalChamber Capitol News Report: Explains Two Significant New Employment Laws for 2015

Today’s CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights two important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2015: mandatory paid sick leave and...

Economic Shifts: Is Higher Education Calibrated to Meet Workforce Needs?

Part II in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference Children today don’t get an education about civics, yet capitalism is dependent upon...

Economic Shifts: Is the California Dream Back?

​Part I in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg discussed economic shifts during...

EDD Helps Employers to Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet!

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has launched a special Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet℠ webpage featuring  employers In Their Own Words –...

Halloween Tips for the Workplace

It’s time for employers to decide what to do about Halloween celebrations at work. But before deciding that it’s not a holiday worth celebrating, consider...