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Two Job Killers Imposing Targeted Taxes Stalled

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer carryover bills imposing new taxes have stalled in the Senate, the house in which they were introduced...

USMCA Passes Senate, Awaits President Trump’s Signature

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) passed the U.S. Senate this morning and the deal is now awaiting President Donald J. Trump’s signature. California Senator Dianne Feinstein...

California Economy Remains Strong; Finance Director Outlines Investment Objectives in Governor’s Budget

California is now into the 11th year of the U.S. economic recovery and all of the state’s economic vitals continue to be strong, state...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

Finance Director to Cover Details of California Budget Proposal at CalChamber Luncheon

California Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler is scheduled to explain details of the Governor's budget proposal for 2020-2021 at a California Chamber of Commerce...

CalChamber Intervenes in First in the World Effort to Mandate Zero-Emission Private Commercial Trucks

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently heard a proposed rule that will require a steep ramp up in creation and deployment of zero-emission...

U.S., State Economies Show Steady Growth; Political Rhetoric Disconnected from Reality

The Great Un-Recession When we look back at 2019 there will be plenty of negative memories—from the theatrics that have dominated national politics to the...
Ballot

CalChamber Board Votes to Support School Infrastructure Bond, Oppose Split Roll Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support a ballot measure that would help finance school facilities, and oppose another...
Ballot

CalChamber Board Votes to Support School Infrastructure Bond, Oppose Split Roll Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support a ballot measure that would help finance school facilities, and oppose another...

Tourism Sector Up: Visitors Spend Record $140 Billion on Travel in California

For the ninth year in a row, California's travel and tourism economy surged, adding $79 billion to the state's gross domestic product (GDP). Visit California's...

Voters May Decide Fate of “gig” Drivers and Delivery Workers – Capitol Insider

Last week, a much-anticipated initiative was filed regarding independent contractor status for transportation network drivers and delivery network drivers/couriers in the gig economy. The...
Job Creators

Governor Signs Job Creator Bill Helping Disaster Victims

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill earlier this month that will help California businesses rebuild after disasters. SB 601...
Capitol Insider

California Voters are Anxious

Reports of steady growth and low unemployment cheer political leaders, but voters are disturbed by decaying public order and an unaffordable cost of living,...

Concerned About Affordability, Voters Oppose New Taxes

Voters are anxious about the cost of living in California. One of the not-so-surprising consequences of this anxiety: they are reluctant to embrace new...

New CalChamber Survey: Homelessness, Public Safety Top Concerns for California Voters

California voters are anxious. Reports of steady growth and low unemployment cheer political leaders, but voters are disturbed by decaying public order and an unaffordable...

Summary of CalChamber Priority Bills Still Awaiting Action by Governor

Twenty-four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including one job killer bill, are currently on the Governor’s desk awaiting action. CalChamber job killer bill SB 1...

Poll Shows Dropping Support for Split Roll, Largest Tax Hike in History

Backers of an initiative for the 2020 ballot to increase business property taxes have changed their measure twice since introducing it in 2017. The...

California Has One of Worst Lawsuit Climates in Country, Business Survey Shows

California has one of the worst lawsuit climates in the country, affecting companies’ decisions on whether to do business in the state, according to...

California Economy Continues Growing; Some Declines Due to Ongoing Trade Wars

Fact Versus Fiction While still savoring the fact that the U.S. economy is in the midst of a record-breaking expansion, attention has suddenly shifted to...