Infrastructure

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CalChamber, 400 Groups Urge Immediate Action to Avert Rail Strike

The California Chamber of Commerce and more than 400 other organizations are urging Congress to take action in the face of a looming rail...
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California Transportation Agency Calls for Projects to Upgrade Port Infrastructure

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) yesterday issued final guidelines and a call for projects for $1.2 billion in one-time state funding for port...
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California Energy Grid Has Seen Immense Progress, New Technologies Will Bring Clean Energy to...

Top energy sector leaders from across the state joined the California Chamber Board of Directors meeting recently to discuss California’s clean energy future, and...

Statewide Heatwave Prompts Call to Conserve Energy to Avert Power Outages

With triple-digit temperatures in much of California and the West, state officials are expecting high electricity demand, primarily from air conditioning use, and are...
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CalChamber-Supported Manufacturing Tax Credit, Public Contracting Bills Head to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will expand manufacturing tax credits and another that will promote equity in public contracting passed the Legislature...
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AB 1951 Critical for California’s Economic Future; Each Manufacturing Job Supports 2.5 Other Jobs

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging approval of AB 1951, a tax credit bill that will promote investment in the next generation of...
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Voluntary Agreements for Water Management in the Delta Reach Key Milestone

While multiple projects and initiatives concerning water conveyance and use in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have been in progress for several years, many of...

CalChamber Applauds Assembly’s Passage of AB 1951

Sales and Use Tax Exemption Will Support Manufacturing Jobs; Keep CA Competitive The California Chamber of Commerce today welcomed news that the California Assembly has...
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Warehouse Ban Job Killer Bill Faces House of Origin Deadline on Friday

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that prohibits local governments from approving certain new warehouses and development projects faces a key deadline...
Trade Exports Global

U.S. Launches Programs to Combat Supply Chain Problems, Spur Manufacturing

The federal government has announced a number of programs and grants to help revitalize manufacturing and address supply chain problems in the United States. These...
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SoCalGas Proposes to Develop Largest U.S. Green Hydrogen Energy System

Project to Help Decarbonize LA Basin, Move State Toward Climate Goals This week, Southern California Gas Co. announced its proposal to develop what would be...
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Policy Briefing – California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA): Employee Data and Business-to-Business (B2B) Exemptions

Moderated by Ashley Hoffman, CalChamber policy advocate. Speaker: Ronak Daylami, Senior Counsel, Nielsen Merksamer

The California Assembly Voted to Expand CEQA and Make the Housing Crisis Worse

The last thing the California Legislature should be doing during an ongoing housing crisis is voting to pass laws that make constructing any new...

CalChamber Board Votes to Oppose Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to oppose The Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act of 2022, which proposes a...

CalChamber Board Votes to Oppose Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted last Friday to oppose The Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act of 2022, which proposes...

Governor Takes Additional Steps to Help Ease Port Congestion Consistent with CalChamber Letter

Governor Gavin Newsom announced last week actions the state will take to ease port congestion that are consistent with some of the requests outlined...

State Gains Funds from Federal Infrastructure Bill

The federal infrastructure bill signed by President Joe Biden this week will provide much-needed funding to help California improve its roads, bridges and ports. Much...
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The People’s Voice: Housing Affordability Frustrates Voters

Californians are deeply anxious about the cost of living and working in the Golden State. The seventh CalChamber poll, The People’s Voice, 2021, found...
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Privacy in China

China drafted its new privacy legislation, in part, after the European GDPR, in order to better compete against American companies. Modeled primarily after the...
Trade Exports Global

CalChamber Offers Practical Steps to Address Supply Chain Crisis

In a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom and members of the California Legislature, the California Chamber of Commerce offered a series of practical steps...