Tag: Governor Gavin Newsom

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Chamber Coalition Announces Support of CARE Court Proposal

Yesterday, the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition made up of 21 chambers of commerce announced their support of a proposal to establish...

CalChamber and 21 Local Chambers of Commerce Announce Support for CARE Court Proposal

The California Chamber of Commerce and 21 local chambers of commerce today announced their support for the CARE Court proposal, as embodied in SB...

Unprecedented Budget Surplus Is Focus of May Revision

To nobody’s surprise, Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced another upward revision in the state’s general revenues—a $55 billion bump since January. To the...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s May Revision

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Budget Revision released today: “We...

Governor Lifts California Workplace Mask Requirement

Starting today, masks will no longer be required for most unvaccinated workers indoors. Following the California Department of Public Health’s release of new indoor masking guidance...

California to Soon Begin ‘Endemic’ Approach to Pandemic

California health officials next week will outline a new approach to dealing with the coronavirus that assumes it’s here to stay, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

CalChamber-Led Effort Results in Small Business COVID-19 Relief

An effort led by the California Chamber of Commerce with the support of a large coalition of allied groups has resulted in passage of...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Urges Legislature to Adopt $3B UI Debt Payment Budget Proposal

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad-based coalition of employer organizations are strongly supporting Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal to help reduce the...

State Finance Director to Review Governor’s 2022 Budget in Free Webinar

Update: Calif. Finance Director Says Budget Windfall Gives State Opportunity to Invest in Its Future, January 13, 2022 Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler will be outlining...

State Leaders Should Use Budget Surplus to Restore Tax Incentives, Repay UI Debt

Only 18 months ago, expecting a massive pandemic-induced collapse of economic activity, California finance officials predicted a staggering $54 billion state budget deficit. The...

Governor Announces New Setback Rules for Oil Wells

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced that the Department of Conservation’s Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) released a proposed regulation curbing new oil and gas...

Legislative Roundup: Priority Bills That Were Signed, Vetoed

Another legislative year came to a close yesterday as Governor Gavin Newsom acted on the last remaining bills waiting on his desk. Out of...

CalChamber Urges Governor to Veto Garment Industry Job Killer Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that will increase costs and liability on employers in the garment industry is awaiting action by...
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Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Housing Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom signed three California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills yesterday that will increase housing production in the state and streamline zoning requirements for...

CalChamber Urges Energy Conservation During Heatwave

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members and all Californians to conserve energy—both commercially and personally—to help avoid power shutdowns during this...

How California and the USMCA Are Helping Women Stay in Business

Creating business leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities for women in the post-COVID-19 economy was the topic of a May 6 virtual event co-hosted by the...

Revenue Surge Permits Huge Hike in Budget Plan

Relying on a “once in a lifetime” surge in state revenues, Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a revised state budget for 2021–22 roughly $40...

CalChamber Statement on Governor’s Revised Budget Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today issued the following statement in response to the revised budget proposal presented by Governor...

Governor Proposes $5.1B Water, Drought Infrastructure Plan

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday unveiled a $5.1 billion plan for California's water infrastructure, drought response and preparations for a "climate resilient system." In addition...

Governor Newsom to Speak at Virtual Host Breakfast on May 13

This year’s 95th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast will be held virtually on the Zoom platform and will feature remarks by Governor Gavin Newsom, as...