Public Affairs / Politics

5 Job Killers Still Active Ahead of Policy Committee Deadline

Five California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills await action in the California Legislature this week as Friday marks the last day that policy...
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Regulatory Dithering

The California Legislature passes hundreds of new laws every year, many of which require executive branch interpretation and implementation. According to legislative process maven...

Corona Manufacturer Helps Get Employees Back to Work Safely

Chad Miller, a Corona manufacturer, is the 2022 recipient of the California Chamber of Commerce Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. Miller, director of...
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California Primary Results: Who Is Advancing to November?

The polls are closed, but remember: In California elections, this is just the beginning. The June top-two primary is when California voters choose their two...
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High Cost of Living Drives Voter Concerns

The cost of living weighs heavily on the minds of voters, and has become the principal lens through which they consider California public policy...
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Lt. Governor, CalChamber Chair Outline State’s Strengths, Challenges at 96th Annual Host Breakfast

California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and California Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Kailesh Karavadra shared their perspectives on the state’s accomplishments and challenges at...

Lt. Governor Focuses on Strength of State’s Economy

During remarks to the Sacramento Host Breakfast audience this morning, Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis began her speech by focusing on the strength of the state’s economy...

Kailesh Karavadra at 96th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast

California Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Kailesh Karavadra highlighted facts to illustrate why people want to come to California. Among those were the California...

14 Local Chambers Receive 2022 President’s Circle Award

The California Chamber of Commerce has named 14 local chambers of commerce as recipients of the 2022 President’s Circle Award. The award, first presented in...

Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Await Action on Assembly Floor

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills face an important deadline Friday and must pass out of the house in which they were...

CalChamber Efforts Stop 3 Job Killer Bills, 7 Oppose Bills

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills and seven oppose bills have been stopped from advancing this year after being held in legislative...

Extending CalCompetes Is Key to Job Growth and State-Wide Investments

The COVID-19 Pandemic triggered the deepest recession since the Great Depression. But just as the economic toll was steep, so is our economic recovery. ...
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McWong International: Leader in Manufacturing, Lighting, Innovation for More Than 30 Years

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...

Unprecedented Budget Surplus Is Focus of May Revision

To nobody’s surprise, Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced another upward revision in the state’s general revenues—a $55 billion bump since January. To the...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s May Revision

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Budget Revision released today: “We...

In-Person Capitol Summit/Host Events to Return

The California Chamber of Commerce Capitol Summit returns as an in-person event in Sacramento on June 1 with an information-packed agenda, including a look...
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The Economics of a Job Killer

Economic growth and job creation are essential to California’s success. Every year, the California Chamber of Commerce identifies the legislation that will hinder job...
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CalChamber Board Member Margaret Wong Accepts Invitation to Join Prestigious Committee of 100

President and Chief Executive Officer of McWong International, Inc., and California Chamber of Commerce Board Member Margaret Wong has been extended membership to the...

Job Killer Update: 4 Bills Stopped, 1 Tax Bill Stalled

California Chamber of Commerce policy advocates working alongside advocates from allied business groups succeeded in stopping four CalChamber-job killer bills from advancing in the...

CalChamber CFO Larry Dicke Set to Retire at End of the Month

Over the last 20 years at the California Chamber of Commerce, chief financial officer Larry Dicke has kept the staff smiling and laughing throughout...