Tag: Energy

Governor Newsom’s Wildfire Bill Passed by Legislature – Capitol Insider

Governor Newsom is following through on one of his first priorities—the passage of a bill to deal with costs associated with massive, expensive, and...

Job Killer Increasing California Energy Costs in Committee Today

The Senate Rules Committee today will consider the newest job killer bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce. AB 893 (E. Garcia; D-Coachella)...

Job Killer Update: 29th Bill Will Increase California Energy Costs

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce has added to the job killer list a bill that recently was amended to impose on...

Help California Conserve Electricity In Emergencies

The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) is urging California employers to sign up for Flex Alert notices, which is a call to action...
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Why a Regional Power Grid Brings Energy Security

Cross posted in The San Diego Union-Tribune Reliable energy infrastructure is a hallmark of a modern world, and affordable power is vital for economic development...

Senate Committee OKs First Step Toward Reliable Regional Energy Grid

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will promote energy efficiency and grid reliability won approval from a Senate policy committee this week. AB 813 (Holden;...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Will Increase Energy Costs

Legislation that will lead to increased energy costs has passed the Senate, is under consideration in the Assembly and is opposed by the California...

CalChamber Welcomes Leah B. Silverthorn to Policy Team

Leah B. Silverthorn, an experienced environmental litigator, joined the California Chamber of Commerce policy team on May 14. As a policy advocate Silverthorn will...

California-Mexico Partnership Luncheon Features Innovations in Energy, Education

Energy projects that are helping foster innovations in California and Mexico were highlighted this week at an international luncheon forum co-hosted by the California...

27th Job Killer Jeopardizes Energy Reliability

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday tagged AB 127 (Committee on Budget) as a job killer. The bill threatens energy reliability by mandating the closure of the...

Climate Change Job Killer Bills Carry Huge Economic Risks

​Two job killer bills dealing with climate change that defy common sense and ignore economic realities are set to be heard in the Assembly...

Assembly Policy Committee Moves Job Killer Bill; May Increase Fuel Cost

SB 350 (de León; D-Los Angeles) potentially increases costs and burdens on all Californians by mandating an arbitrary and unrealistic reduction of petroleum...

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Job Killers Limiting In-State Energy Development​​​​​​​​​

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that limit in-state energy development will be heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today. Limits...

Senate Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Today; Increases Business Costs, Creates New...

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that increases the cost of business and creates regulatory burdens throughout the state will be considered...

Study: California Businesses Average 19% Higher Operating Costs

California businesses on average have 19% higher operating costs per job than businesses in the rest of the country, according to a study released...