Public Affairs / Politics

California Legislature Suspends Session in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

The California Legislature voted to suspend its 2020 session for nearly a month in response to the coronavirus outbreak that has infected hundreds of...
Capitol Insider

Coronavirus Impacts State Legislature and Business

The impact of the coronavirus is being felt all throughout the state, country, and world. Just yesterday, Governor Newsom requested the home isolation of...
Capitol Insider

Triskaidekaphobia: noun – fear concerning the number 13

Failure is an orphan, but in politics its authors still need a fall guy. Hence the odd notion being advanced that the statewide school...

California Primary Election: An Initial Review of Results

California’s grand political experiment to become relevant in the Democratic presidential primary process appears to have worked. With California as a Super Tuesday state, California...
Ballot

CalChamber Takes Position on November Ballot Measures

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has taken the following positions on upcoming ballot measures: SUPPORT: Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act...
Ballot

CalChamber Board Votes to Support Crime Reduction Measure; Oppose Rent Control, Medical Damage Cap...

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors last Friday voted to support a ballot measure that would reduce crime, and oppose two measures,...

Private Attorneys General Act in Need of Reform – Capitol Insider

  Last May, the Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) highlighted “key insights” in its budget change proposal to the Legislature. The unstated, but inevitable...

Prepare to Make Your Views Known—Sign Up for Impact California Today

When local business leaders speak out, legislators listen. But there’s no need to hire a personal lobbyist—just sign up for Impact California. The legislative session...

California’s Newsom Calls for Ongoing Funds to Ease Homelessnesss

Governor Gavin Newsom largely devoted his State of the State address to the crisis that’s left California with the most homeless people in the...

Job Killer Update: 10 Bills Stopped, 2 Bills Advance

Ten California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills carried over from last year’s legislative session are dead for the year after missing a key...

Two Job Killers Imposing Targeted Taxes Stalled

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer carryover bills imposing new taxes have stalled in the Senate, the house in which they were introduced...

California Economy Remains Strong; Finance Director Outlines Investment Objectives in Governor’s Budget

California is now into the 11th year of the U.S. economic recovery and all of the state’s economic vitals continue to be strong, state...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

Legislators Moving Forward with Previously Stalled Proposals The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that...

Impact California Helps Users Engage, Stay Informed on Key Legislation Affecting Business

The California Legislature reconvenes today, marking the beginning of what is expected to be another busy year at the Capitol. Ready to help you...

CalChamber Welcomes New Privacy and Technology Advocate to Policy Team

Shoeb Mohammed has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate specializing in privacy and cybersecurity; Fair Political Practices Commission; technology; and...
Ballot

CalChamber Board Votes to Support School Infrastructure Bond, Oppose Split Roll Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support a ballot measure that would help finance school facilities, and oppose another...
Ballot

CalChamber Board Votes to Support School Infrastructure Bond, Oppose Split Roll Ballot Measure

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support a ballot measure that would help finance school facilities, and oppose another...

CalChamber Adds New Health Care and Taxation Policy Advocate

Preston R. Young joined the California Chamber of Commerce in October 2019 as a policy advocate, specializing in health care policy and taxation issues. Young...

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2019

This report for the first year of the 2019–2020 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills.