Preston Young

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Preston R. Young joined the CalChamber in October 2019 as a policy advocate specializing in health care policy and taxation issues. Young came to CalChamber from Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP, where he specialized in medical malpractice, health care, product liability and elder abuse litigation. Young holds a B.A. in communications from Saint Mary’s College of California, and earned a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Environmental Law Journal. See full bio.
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Film Tax and Manufacturing Tax Credit Bills Continue On

CalChamber recently released its eighth semi-annual California Chamber of Commerce Poll and the results were clear- two-thirds of voters believe the country is headed down the...
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Manufacturing Tax Credit Proposal Moves Forward

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will invest in the next generation of manufacturing by expanding tax credits passed the Assembly floor this...
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CalChamber-Supported Bill Provides Tax Credit for Clean Energy Costs

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a bill that proposes tax credits for certain clean energy products. Previously a CalChamber job killer bill, SB...

State Legislation Could Make Gas Prices Even Higher

State lawmakers wrapped up their lawmaking business last week and commenced with the Legislature’s annual spring recess. While the state’s legislators are on break...

Another Surplus and Another Wealth Tax

Governor Newsom’s January Budget proposal forecasted another historic surplus estimated to be approximately $45 billion. As 2022 marches on, that surplus continues to grow....

CalChamber-Led Effort Results in Small Business COVID-19 Relief

An effort led by the California Chamber of Commerce with the support of a large coalition of allied groups has resulted in passage of...

CalChamber Announces 122-Member Coalition Opposed to Single Payer Health Care Proposals

A large and diverse 122-member coalition of California-based organizations is registering formal opposition to CalChamber-identified job killer bills, AB 1400 (Kalra; D-San Jose) and...

Single Payer Bill Advances

AB 1400, California’s Single Payer health care bill, passed out of the Assembly Health Committee last week and is scheduled to be heard in...

CalChamber Announces Opposition to California Single-Payer Health Care Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce is opposing a bill that will increase taxes and disrupt the health care upon which millions of Californians rely...

California Should Reinstate Suspended Tax Credits with Another Historic Budget Surplus Coming

It’s hard to believe, but a little more than a year-and-a-half ago California’s financial prognosticators thought the state was barreling into a $54 billion...

Repeat Proposals Make It to Governor’s Desk

On September 10, the first year of California’s two-year legislative session ended with over 800 bills being sent to the Governor where they will...

State Board of Equalization Holding Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing on August 24

On August 24, 2021, the State Board of Equalization (BOE) will hold the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing virtually, starting at 10:00 a.m. According...

It’s Time to End 2020’s Emergency Tax Increases

In 2020 California passed a budget that reflected dire financial circumstances. A raging pandemic and shuttered economy led politicians and pundits to believe...

CalChamber Opposes Proposal Increasing Health Care Costs

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will increase health care costs for employers and employees is set to be considered by the Assembly...

Business Groups Urge Restoration of Tax Credits, Net Operating Loss Deduction

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business groups are urging state legislators to restore the net operating loss deduction and business...

IRS Extends Federal Tax Filing Deadline, California Follows Suit

On March 17, 2021 the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the...

Single-Payer Health Care – Brought to You by 40 Million Payers

On February 19, a throng of legislators, led by Assemblymember Kalra, introduced AB 1400, the Guaranteed Health Care for All bill (a.k.a. CalCare, a.k.a....
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CalChamber Leads Coalition Support for SB 74, Keep California Working Act

A coalition of more than 40 business organizations led by the California Chamber of Commerce have announced their support for SB 74 (Borgeas; R-Fresno),...

State Updates Vaccine Allocation Guidelines

Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) continue to work toward allocating COVID-19 vaccines to a broader segment of the...

State on Track to Vaccinate Californians Over 65 by June

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) expanded the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine to people over the age of 65 after frontline health care...