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Buckle Up Folks: It’s Gonna Be a Bumpy Ride – California Legislature 2021 Tentative...

It’s off to the races as last week the California Legislature released its 2021 Tentative Schedule. In some respects, it’s business as usual. The...

Proposition 15 Defeated, Now What?

Proposition 15 was defeated by over 600,000 votes and California managed to avoid another landmine on the road to economic recovery. The initiative would...

Ballot Measures Mostly Do No Harm

Every two years California voters face a mixed bag of ballot measures, many often hostile to business and economic development. This year was no...

CalChamber’s Efforts on Proposition 65

Despite a global pandemic, the number of 60-day notices filed pursuant to Proposition 65 against food companies alleging exposure to acrylamide continues its exponential...

Proposition 22 Supports California’s Economic Diversity

The election is a week away and in addition to choosing the next President, there are a number of important initiatives on the ballot...

CCPA Enforcement – Did you get a CCPA Notice of Violation from the Attorney...

Did you receive a California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Violation notice from the Attorney General? If so, you are among the first recipients of...
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Independent Contractor or Employee? California’s Worker Classification Law Revised

Only last year California’s biggest labor law development was the new worker classification law, AB 5, which codified the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex ruling...

Registered, Researched, and Ready to Vote! – A Quick Primer on Getting Ready for...

With the November 3rd election just weeks away, now seems like the right time to talk about some basic voting information you may need...

A Not So New State Department

With the stroke of his pen, Governor Newsom morphed the Department of Business Oversight (DBO) into the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI)...

“Right to Recall” Job Killer Bill Vetoed as Deadline to Act on Legislation Comes...

As the September 30 deadline to act on bills drew to a close, Governor Newsom vetoed the remaining CalChamber Job Killer. AB 3216 (Kalra)...

Three Days Left – One Job Killer Remains

With three days left to either veto or sign the remaining bills on his desk, Governor Newsom has one more Job Killer to consider...

Governor Newsom Issues Order Setting Goal of Phasing Out Combustion Engine Vehicles by 2035

Consistent with climate announcements across the country this week, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-79-20 related to issues surrounding vehicular transportation emissions and...

CalChamber Companies Lead on Climate Innovation

Reading the news these days, it is easy to get lost in the rhetoric of climate change.  But in California, we’ve long moved past...

California’s Riddling Business Climate

As the clock struck midnight on August 31, one of the most unpredictable legislative sessions in California history came to a close. On the...

What You Need to Know – CCPA Regulations

On August 14, 2020, the Attorney General’s California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and immediately...

Conversations in Cybersecurity: Foreign Surveillance in America

You’ve seen it in the news. You’ve heard it from your politicians. You’ve listened to your family talk about it at the dinner table....

Governor Declares Heat Wave Emergency; Waives Permit Conditions that Limit Energy Generation

For the first time in twenty years, California experienced rolling blackouts at over 400,000 homes and businesses as energy demand outpaced our ability to...
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California’s Next Housing Crisis Looms

The ripple effect from the pandemic-caused recession continues to reverberate in California. Millions of unemployed workers face rent and mortgage payments, while the memory...

A Permit Quagmire

How long should a permit renewal take? Not a new permit, but a renewal. Three days if your renewal permit is for a desalination...
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COVID-19 Creates Unprecedented Disruption

The final stretch of the legislative session starts today, and it will be like no other ever experienced. COVID-19 has disrupted everything and the...