Tag: Election

Countdown to Election Day: Recap of CalChamber Ballot Positions

Election Day is less than a week away and this year, 12 propositions are on the ballot. Of those 12 measures, the California Chamber...

Informing Employees of Prop. 15 Drawbacks — OK to Explain

Letting employees know the downsides of the Proposition 15 split roll initiative is within the rights of employers, the California Chamber of Commerce is...

California Vote by Mail in Safe Hands; Remember to Exercise Your Right to Vote

Democracy’s most sacred right, voting, is already underway in California with all 21 million registered voters having received a mail-in ballot. While voting by mail...

California Primary Election: An Initial Review of Results

California’s grand political experiment to become relevant in the Democratic presidential primary process appears to have worked. With California as a Super Tuesday state, California...

Tax Credits to Labor Laws. What Everyone Wants from California’s New Governor

By Alexei Koseff in The Sacramento Bee When Gov. Jerry Brown took office eight years ago, he faced crippling budget deficits that required brutal cuts...

Election Day: CalChamber Urges Members to Vote

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to vote in today’s General Election. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8...
Capitol Insider

Get Out and Vote!

An abundance of political ads, ballot initiative mailers, and phone calls urging you to vote are all signs that an election is upon us. ...

CalChamber Urges Members to Register to Vote for November Election

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to register to vote for the November 6 General Election before the October 22 deadline. An online...

CalChamber Welcomes Labor and Employment Attorney to Policy Team

Laura E. Curtis has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate.  She specializes in labor and employment, workers’ compensation, and elections/fair...

Vote Count Continuing: Moderate Dems Expand as Super Majority Returns to Assembly

An old saying, “It’s all over but the shouting” doesn’t necessarily apply to the final outcomes in a number of California legislative and congressional...

California Legalizes Marijuana Use, But Employers Can Still Keep Workplaces Drug Free

On Tuesday, California joined several other states in legalizing recreational use of marijuana by adults. Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of...
Ballot Box

Voters Agree with CalChamber: Support Education, Health Care, and Legislative Reforms; Prop. 53 Trailing

California voters agreed with California Chamber of Commerce positions, passing CalChamber-supported Propositions 51, 52, 54 and 58, and rejecting Proposition 61. CalChamber-opposed Proposition 53...

CalChamber Urges Members to Vote Today

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to vote in today’s General Election. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8...

Newspapers Statewide Oppose Proposition 61

As the General Election quickly approaches, newspapers statewide have editorialized against California Chamber of Commerce-opposed Proposition 61. Proposition 61 prohibits the state from buying any...

CalChamber, Several Statewide Newspapers Oppose Proposition 55

Several newspapers have joined the California Chamber of Commerce in recommending a “no” vote on a ballot initiative that would extend Proposition 30 income...

Newspapers Statewide Endorse Proposition 54

With the November 8 General Election looming, newspapers statewide have published editorials urging a “yes” vote on California Chamber of Commerce-supported Proposition 54. Proposition 54...

Numerous California Newspapers Endorse Proposition 52

With just a week until the General Election, newspapers up and down the state have published editorials urging a “yes” vote on California Chamber...

CalChamber Backs Prop 51; Recommends Businesses Support Education Facilities Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to support Proposition 51, the Kindergarten through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of...

Governor Brown, Most California Newspapers Oppose Proposition 53

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and newspapers statewide are recommending that voters reject California Chamber of Commerce-opposed Proposition 53, which requires a statewide election...

California Employers: Don’t Forget ‘Time Off to Vote’ Obligations

The general election is November 8. Employers must display a poster describing voting leave requirements at least 10 days before every statewide election. If an...