Tag: Ben Golombek

Assembly Weighs Proposal to Ban Political Contributions

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed proposal to ban political contributions from certain business entities awaits action by the state Assembly. AB 83 (Lee; D-San Jose)...
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Sacramento Snapshot: What to Watch for in the Legislature This Year

From a looming budget deficit to tackling AI, here's what lobbyists in Sacramento are looking at in 2024 There’s a heavy cloud over Sacramento when...
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Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Mental Health Care Package

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed legislation that will help provide the resources needed to care for and house those with the most severe mental...
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CalChamber Supported Bill Helps Voters, Clarifies Local Bond Measures

Californians regularly face local ballot measures proposing general obligation bonds to pay for parks, schools, and other local facilities—paid for by increasing local property...

Legislation Attacks State’s Direct Democracy System

Legislation that will take away Californians’ ability to vote on their legislators’ actions will be considered this week by the Assembly Elections Committee. The bill,...
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End of Session Update: 2 Rushed Climate-Related Job Killer Bills Await Action

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will lead to excessive costs and jeopardize thousands of high paying jobs in the state...

CalChamber Adds Threat to State Oil/Gas Employment to Job Killer List

Legislation threatening state oil and gas development operations and employment in related industries has been added to the job killer list. SB 1137 (Lena Gonzalez;...

CalChamber Tags Rushed Climate Change Bill a Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce has labeled a last-minute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction proposal a job killer. The bill, AB 2133 (Quirk; D-Hayward), was...
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CalChamber Urges Careful Deliberation on Governor’s Contentious Climate Package

The time remaining in the legislative session is inadequate for the necessary full discussion of the climate proposals the Governor issued last week, the...
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Chamber Coalition Announces Support of CARE Court Proposal

Yesterday, the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition made up of 21 chambers of commerce announced their support of a proposal to establish...
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CalChamber Announces New Chief of Staff for Policy

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that Ben Golombek will join the organization January 17, 2022 as Executive Vice President and Chief of...
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CalChamber Announces New Chief of Staff for Policy

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that Ben Golombek will join the organization January 17, 2022 as Executive Vice President and Chief of...