Economy

5 Job Killers Still Active Ahead of Policy Committee Deadline

Five California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills await action in the California Legislature this week as Friday marks the last day that policy...

CalChamber Opposes Bill Jeopardizing State’s Music Industry

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would deliver a massive blow to the state’s music industry and drive talent and jobs out of...
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Regulatory Dithering

The California Legislature passes hundreds of new laws every year, many of which require executive branch interpretation and implementation. According to legislative process maven...

Record Budget Surplus Calls for Tripling Down on UI Fund Offset

Californians have traveled a bumpy road to post-pandemic recovery, with healthy employment and wage growth on the one hand, but soaring inflation and cost-of-living...
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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...

Lt. Governor Focuses on Strength of State’s Economy

During remarks to the Sacramento Host Breakfast audience this morning, Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis began her speech by focusing on the strength of the state’s economy...

7 Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Seven California Chamber of Commerce job killer proposals have moved on to the second house, passing a key legislative deadline on May 27 that...

Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Await Action on Assembly Floor

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills face an important deadline Friday and must pass out of the house in which they were...

CalChamber Efforts Stop 3 Job Killer Bills, 7 Oppose Bills

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills and seven oppose bills have been stopped from advancing this year after being held in legislative...

Extending CalCompetes Is Key to Job Growth and State-Wide Investments

The COVID-19 Pandemic triggered the deepest recession since the Great Depression. But just as the economic toll was steep, so is our economic recovery. ...
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McWong International: Leader in Manufacturing, Lighting, Innovation for More Than 30 Years

This article is a part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability...

Unprecedented Budget Surplus Is Focus of May Revision

To nobody’s surprise, Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced another upward revision in the state’s general revenues—a $55 billion bump since January. To the...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s May Revision

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Budget Revision released today: “We...

Travel Making a Comeback, But More Quickly in Some Areas Than Others

May marks the celebration of Tourism Month in the United States, highlighting what for California is a significant sector of the state’s economy. Travel spending...
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The Economics of a Job Killer

Economic growth and job creation are essential to California’s success. Every year, the California Chamber of Commerce identifies the legislation that will hinder job...
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California Celebrates National Small Business Week

As the country observes National Small Business Week, the California Chamber of Commerce joins in honoring the state’s small businesses, many of which are...

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...

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies 4 More Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce today added the following four bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of bills on the...

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released the first wave of bills to be included on its 2022 job killer list. The preliminary list...

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the first wave of bills to be included on its 2022 job killer list. The preliminary list...