Infrastructure

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...
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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...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Statement on Ports Agreement

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to news earlier this week regarding the agreement reached...
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West Coast Dockworkers, Shippers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The union for thousands of West Coast dockworkers has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, it was announced Wednesday, after more than...
Governor Gavin Newsom and CalChamber President/CEO Jennifer Barrera

Governor’s Infrastructure Package Is Key to Building Critical Infrastructure, Move California Forward

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the Legislature to adopt the bills in Governor Gavin Newsom’s Infrastructure Streamlining Package. These proposals, CalChamber President...
Sacramento Host Breakfast

Infrastructure, Innovation Highlighted by Key Speakers

California’s infrastructure needs and ability to find innovative solutions were highlighted last week in remarks at the 97th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast.

Governor’s Infrastructure Proposal Cuts Red Tape to Speed Project Delivery

Budget surpluses may be a thing of the past, but Governor Gavin Newsom can still initiate massive new investments in state infrastructure—if he can...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Applauds Governor Newsom’s Actions to Accelerate Building of Infrastructure Projects, Housing

The California Chamber of Commerce today commended Governor Gavin Newsom for his ambitious and timely proposals to expedite public works projects and housing in...

State Releases Yearly Population Report

Stable births, fewer deaths, and a rebound in foreign immigration slowed California’s recent population decline in 2022, with the state’s population estimated at 38,940,231...

Job Killer Bill Imposing Warehouse Setback Rules in Assembly Committee on Wednesday

A California Chamber of Commerce job killer bill that will increase the cost to transport goods and incentivize frivolous litigation is scheduled to be...
Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis

Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis Helps Unveil [H2] Innovation Experience

On Monday, January 30, 2023, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) CEO Scott Drury and Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis unveiled and officially powered on the  Innovation Experience (IE) — North America's first-of its...
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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...
Trade Exports Global

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...