Infrastructure

Loren Kaye

Trillion-Dollar Tech and Innovation Sector Key to California Economic Success

Technology and innovation are key drivers of economic development in California, creating well-paid jobs throughout the state and producing an outsized proportion of tax...

Public-Private Partnership Makes Difference in Launch of EV Truck Charging Depot

A new electric vehicle (EV) truck charging depot launched in May in Los Angeles is the product of an innovative public-private partnership between Prologis,...
California Capitol

CalChamber Priority Bills Face Fiscal Deadline Friday

A number of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills await key action in the Legislature this week, with Friday marking the deadline for fiscal...

Burdensome Utility Ratepayer Bill Fails Again in Senate Committee

California Chamber of Commerce-opposed legislation imposing burdensome and redundant reporting requirements that could lead to privacy concerns for employees failed to pass a Senate committee...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Raising Internet Costs Stalls

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would have raised internet service costs has stalled in the California Legislature and is likely dead for...

Job Killer Bill Increasing Housing Costs Likely Dead for the Year

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that would have exacerbated the state’s housing shortage, raised residential housing prices across the board, and...

US Supreme Court to Hear Homeless Encampments Case on Monday

CalChamber Amicus Brief Argues that State and Local Action Is Necessary to Preserve Economic Vitality of Communities On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled...

CalChamber-Opposed Price Algorithm Bill to Be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would create duplicative and unnecessary regulations on the use of price algorithms is scheduled to be heard...

CalChamber-Opposed AI Regulation Bill Passes Judiciary Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that creates confusing and infeasible requirements for artificial intelligence (AI) technology developers passed the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday. The...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Sponsors Assembly AI Literacy Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring AB 2876 (Berman; D-Palo Alto), a bill that would allow California to take a crucial first step...
ev charging station

California Approves $1.9 Billion EV Infrastructure Investment Plan

This month, the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a $1.9 billion investment plan that will accelerate progress on the state’s electric vehicle (EV) charging...
NextEra Energy Resources

NextEra Energy Resources: Pioneering the Future of Energy Nationwide

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...

Federal Framework, Not Patchwork of State Rules, Best Way to Foster AI Potential

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber and a large coalition of chambers of commerce across the country to promote a...

California to Receive More than $1 Billion to Produce Hydrogen

California will receive up to $1.2 billion from the U.S. Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of clean renewable hydrogen, critical...
Support

Governor Signs 9 CalChamber-Supported Bills

In the last two weeks, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed 9 California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills into law. The bills address a wide range of...

UPS Reaches Tentative Contract with 340,000 Unionized Workers, Potentially Dodging Calamitous Strike

UPS has reached a tentative contract with its 340,000-person union, potentially averting a strike that threatened to disrupt package deliveries for millions of businesses and...

Governor Signs Infrastructure Streamlining, Budget Bills

Yesterday afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a slate of bills to accelerate critical infrastructure projects across California that upgrade the electric grid,...
Trade Exports Global

California Funds $1.5 Billion in Port Infrastructure Upgrades

California is investing more than $1.5 billion to modernize and upgrade the state's key ports. California Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced that $1.2 billion will...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Legislature Passing Governor’s Infrastructure Package

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement following the Legislature’s approval of the Governor’s infrastructure streamlining package: “CalChamber...

CalChamber-Opposed Bills Scheduled to Be Heard in Committees Today

Several California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills are scheduled to be heard in legislative committees today: one bill, SB 683, creates rules around hotel and...