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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.

CalChamber Stops Two More Job Killers on Assembly Floor​​​​​

As the California State Legislature concluded its business June 4, two job killers failed to move off the Assembly Floor. The California Chamber of...

Two Job Killer Bills Held in Appropriations; Seven Move to Senate or Assembly Floors...

Twelve of the 19 job killer bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce this year remain alive after Friday’s deadline for fiscal committees...
2015 Host Breakfast Speakers

Host Breakfast Speakers Cite Californians’ Ability to Persevere, Innovate in Response to Challenges​​​​​​​​​​

https://youtu.be/fCQFPtmXlUA The ability of Californians to respond to challenges with imagination and innovation was a recurring theme in remarks at the 90th Annual Sacramento Host...

CalChamber, The Voice of Business

https://youtu.be/fCQFPtmXlUA For 125 years, the California Chamber of Commerce has been the voice of business in California's capital, representing California's job creators, large and small.​

California Governor Brown Remarks at 90th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast

https://youtu.be/hzAyEevWJsA California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. called out Californians’ destiny to “overcome the obstacles by imagination, by grit, by will, and by collaboration.”​ California is...

Joseph Otting Remarks at 90th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast

https://youtu.be/QPFVuZpOGb4 Joseph Otting, CalChamber Board chair and president and chief executive officer, OneWest Bank, N.A., spoke about California being home to many innovations and transformations. He...

Vivek Ranadivé Remarks at 90th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast

https://youtu.be/eZMLg2S1eUc Vivek Ranadivé, owner and chairman of the Sacramento Kings, said Civilization 1.0 began with the agrarian revolution, the age of the artisan; Civilization 2.0...
AAttorney General Speaks at Capitol Summit

Attorney General Lauds ROI of Public-Private Partnerships​​​​​​​

Public-private partnerships are essential to bringing up-to-date technology to law enforcement efforts, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris told a California Chamber of Commerce...

CalChamber Policy Advocates Spotlight Hot Issues at Capitol Summit​

https://youtu.be/3mlGCdIT7bo Mike Villines (center), owner of Villines Group LLC and a former Assembly Republican leader, moderates an update on top policy issues with CalChamber Policy...

Longtime Insiders Comment on Interplay of Politics, Policy in Sacramento

https://youtu.be/HvBpY6A9dgM (May 27, 2015) CalChamber President and CEO Allan  Zaremberg (right) moderates a lively discussion with Rob Stutzman, founder/president of Stutzman Public Affairs, and Robin...

CalChamber Names Lodi, Torrance Business Owners as Small Business Advocates of the Year

​Contact: Christine Haddon SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce honored business owners from Lodi and Torrance today with its “2015 Small Business Advocate...

CalChamber Urges Action on Bills Awaiting Assembly/Senate Votes

Many bills opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce have moved through legislative committees and could come to a vote of the entire Assembly...
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...