Tag: California Legislature

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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...

Job Killer Bill Excuses Workplace Absenteeism, Endangers Worksites

A California Chamber of Commerce-job killer bill that will excuse workplace absenteeism and cripple emergency response is making its way through the California Legislature. The...

We’ve Reached Peak Budget

The Legislative Analyst has cried “last call” for the state budget bash. Even as the State Legislature enjoys the prospect of spending record budget surpluses, its...

Important HR Bills to Watch This Year

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss three job killer bills under...

California’s Redistricting Maps Now Open to Public Comment

To help better inform the business community on how proposed district boundaries will affect the state’s political landscape, CalChamber Public Affairs Executive Vice President...

Moderate Democrats Show Influence in Key Policy Areas

In a democracy, it’s the votes that count. No matter what the polls say before election day, or the pundits say about the make-up...

Finding the Common Ground of Respect

One of the most memorable and impactful bills I have observed in the California legislative process is actually a bill that I didn’t even...

May The 4th Be With You

After initially being suspended until April 13, 2020, Senate President pro Tem Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced that the California...
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School is Back in Session

Wow, that went by fast! Interim is officially over as the Legislature reconvenes today to swear-in all of the members for the new legislative...
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School’s Out For the Summer

The first week of summer recess for the Legislature, and there is a noticeable change in the Capitol and within a four-block radius outside...