Tag: California Economy

Loren Kaye

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...
Loren Kaye

Legislature Fumbles Chance to Boost Economic Recovery

The California Legislature fumbled a chance to boost economic recovery in the state by choosing the easy path: business-as-usual. Facing the three horsemen of the...

The People’s Voice: Coronavirus Edition

California voters are understandably anxious about the health and economic crises facing families and workplaces. The California Chamber of Commerce commissioned a brief survey...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Urges Immediate Action to Foster Economic Recovery

Letter Sent to Governor and Legislative Leadership Provides Specific Steps to Speed Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis The California Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to...

CalChamber Offers Recommendations to Fire Up California’s Economic Recovery

Setting liability limits for employers facing lawsuits over COVID-19 exposure, postponing the 2021 minimum wage hike, and expediting retraining programs for unemployed workers are...

No Slowdown Before the Election Hoedown

U.S. Economic Outlook This year’s Lunar New Year ushered in the Year of the Rat on the Chinese calendar. The past year, the Year of...

Tourism Sector Up: Visitors Spend Record $140 Billion on Travel in California

For the ninth year in a row, California's travel and tourism economy surged, adding $79 billion to the state's gross domestic product (GDP). Visit California's...

Job Killer Creates Uncertainty, Increases Potential Litigation

The Senate Appropriations Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that could have a negative impact on a business’ growth,...
Allan Zaremberg

California Must Address Our Uneven Recovery

Cross posted in The Sacramento Bee Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a state budget brimming with new revenues, but carefully socking part of the surplus...

New Law Provides Incentive to Bring Aerospace Jobs to California

An economic incentive program to attract new aerospace jobs to California is now in place with the signing of two California Chamber of Commerce-supported...