Public Affairs / Politics

Three Bills Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today added three bills to its annual list of job killer legislation.  The additions bring the 2021 Job Killer...

Capitol Summit, Host Breakfast Go Virtual

This year’s CalChamber Capitol Summit and the 95th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast will be held virtually on the Zoom platform. The Capitol Summit is scheduled...

California ‘Job Killer’ List Reignites Old Conflict

This article was written by Dan Walters and first appeared in CalMatters. Annually, the California Chamber of Commerce chooses a relative handful of the hundreds...

CalChamber Adds 4 Bills to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today added four bills to its annual list of job killer legislation.  The additions bring the 2021 Job Killer...
Capitol Insider

2021 Job Killers – Capitol Insider

For the 21st consecutive year, CalChamber is releasing our Job Killer list that identifies pending legislation that will significantly harm California’s business climate if...

CalChamber Releases 2021 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its annual job killer list, which includes 18 bills that would place California employers and the state’s...

2021 Issues Guide Available on Website

The California Chamber of Commerce 2021 Business Issues and Legislative Guide is available now on the CalChamber website at www.calchamber.com/businessissues. This easy-to-reference publication presents ways to make California...

CalChamber Leads Coalition Calling for Legislative Action to Promote Economic Recovery

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition of more than 75 allied groups in urging Governor Gavin Newsom and California Legislators to...

Legislators Urge End to Business Tax Increase: Restoration of NOL Deductions and Business Incentive...

A bipartisan group of 25 California Legislators led by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) is urging Assembly Budget leadership to immediately end a tax increase...

The First Privacy Agency

There is never a dull moment in the world of privacy policy. An online presence is fundamental to commerce and entertainment in our society...

CalChamber Leads Coalition Support for SB 74, Keep California Working Act

A coalition of more than 40 business organizations led by the California Chamber of Commerce have announced their support for SB 74 (Borgeas; R-Fresno),...
Virtual Coffee Chat with Assemblymember Blanca Rubio

Virtual Coffee Chat with Assemblymember Blanca Rubio

https://player.vimeo.com/video/513161316?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 Virtual Coffee Chat with Assemblymember Blanca Rubio (February 12, 2021) CalChamber Executive Vice President Jennifer Barrera moderates a virtual coffee chat with Assemblymember Blanca Rubio. Moderated by Jennifer...

CalChamber Emphasizes Need to Listen to Regions in Redrawing Political Districts

Comments by representatives of regional groups, including local chambers of commerce, are critical to the process of redrawing political boundaries, the California Chamber of...

CalChamber Posts Policy Briefings Online; Briefings on Housing, Data Security Available Now

Many important policy discussions will be taking place this year and to prepare for this, the California Chamber of Commerce has been hosting a...

Policy Briefing – Tax Fatigue

(January 22, 2021) Moderated by Preston Young, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured presentations by experts on state and local tax impacts, plus a study...

Policy Briefing – Consumer Privacy and Innovation

(January 15, 2021) Moderated by Shoeb Mohammed, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured presentations by experts on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the...

Policy Briefing – California’s Pathway to More Housing

(January 8, 2021) Moderated by Adam Regele, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured experts on California’s Pathway to More Housing, a major issue for...

Finding the Common Ground of Respect

One of the most memorable and impactful bills I have observed in the California legislative process is actually a bill that I didn’t even...

California’s Challenge: Transforming Crisis to Opportunity

For much of our history, California was the land of opportunity because we were opportunistic. Whether by luck, agility or careful planning, we leveraged...

Lucas Public Affairs CEO to Chair CalChamber in 2021

Donna L. Lucas, chief executive officer and president of Lucas Public Affairs (LPA), has been elected the 2021 chair of the California Chamber of...