Pro-Business Reforms from CalChamber-Led Campaigns
- Protecting the voter-approved citizens redistricting commission (2012).
- Clearly defining fees and taxes at the state and local levels so that governments can’t
pass real taxes with a simple majority vote (2010).
- Allowing all voters to choose any candidate regardless of the candidate’s or voter’s
political party preference (2010).
- Changing the process for redrawing political district boundaries to make politicians
more accountable to voters (2008).
- Ensuring further protection for transportation funding and strict accountability
provisions in bond measures to fund infrastructure improvements for roads, education
facilities, housing, levee protection and disaster preparedness (2008).
- Reforming the state’s unfair competition law to stop unscrupulous lawsuits (2004).
- Requiring gasoline sales tax be used solely for transportation (2002).
- Providing tax relief and tort reform (early 1980s).
In 2014, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg signed the ballot arguments
in support of a bipartisan measure approved by voters to put money in a constitutionally
protected reserve in good times so that the rainy day reserve can be used to protect
schools, public safety and other vital services in economic downturns