Infrastructure

Road Repair Bill Moves Forward In California Legislature

The transportation funding deal reached last week by Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders has passed its first test in the California Legislature, despite...

Governor, Legislative Leaders Announce Road Repair and Transportation Investment Package

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg  joined Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and legislative leaders yesterday at a news conference at...

CalChamber Issues Statement of Support for Transportation Proposal

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today released the following statement in response to the road repair and...

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Housing Bill

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee today will hear a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that could exacerbate the already-problematic housing affordability...

Job Killer Bill Will Worsen Housing Affordability Crisis

The California Chamber of Commerce is opposing a job killer bill that will further exacerbate the already-problematic housing affordability crisis in California. If enacted, the...

Transportation Needs Long-Term Solution Now

Following is the text of a letter sent to the Legislature late last week. The damage to our roads and bridges from California’s most recent...

Governor Brown Announces Infrastructure Plan

On Friday Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a series of immediate and longer-term actions to bolster dam safety, improve flood protection and fix...

CalChamber President Issues Statement on Governor Brown’s Infrastructure Announcement

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today released the following statement in response to Governor Edmund G. Brown...

Governor Brown, Most California Newspapers Oppose Proposition 53

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and newspapers statewide are recommending that voters reject California Chamber of Commerce-opposed Proposition 53, which requires a statewide election...
Job Creators

Job Creator Bill Increasing Housing Supply to Governor

A fourth California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill has reached the Governor’s desk. SB 1069 (Wieckowski; D-Fremont) creates and expedites additional housing supply by streamlining...

San Francisco Chronicle: Vote No on Prop 53: ‘A One-Man Crusade Isn’t the Way...

The San Francisco Chronicle yesterday announced its opposition to Proposition 53, warning that "the concept could be (a) fiscal disaster spawning lawsuits, delays and...

Streamlining Review for Critical Projects to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that expedites the environmental review process for leadership projects meeting certain criteria passed the Senate last week and...

Job Killer Update: Bill Eroding Housing Affordability Stopped

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that would have eroded housing affordability is likely dead for the year following the recent legislative deadline for policy...

CalChamber Supports Governor’s Plan to Expedite Housing Development

The California Chamber of Commerce supports language proposed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in a budget trailer proposal that allows new market-rate housing...

Three Housing and Land Use Bills Await Action by Legislators

California legislators can either hurt or help housing availability and affordability depending on how they vote on the following three bills. Affordable Housing Barriers The California...

Financing Program: Helping Small Businesses Become ADA Compliant

A June 2 webinar will help businesses learn more about a new loan program to assist California small businesses with financing the costs to...

​Brown Pitches Business Crowd on Infrastructure

After appealing to a conservative audience with examples of limiting government spending and returning power to local officials, Gov. Jerry Brown took a risky...

CalChamber Identifies 14th Job Creator Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a new job creator bill, bringing the current list to 14 bills. The latest bill, SB 1069...

Job Killer Bill Erodes Housing Affordability

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that increases the cost and reduces the supply of housing by authorizing local governments to make inclusionary...

CalChamber Underscores Broad Negative Impact of November Infrastructure Initiative

Less investment in much-needed infrastructure, increased costs and more litigation are just some of the negative ramifications of the “No Blank Checks Initiative” on...