Tag: Governor Gavin Newsom

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...

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...

CalChamber Commends Governor, Legislature for Providing Small Business Relief

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's signature on AB 80 (Burke; D-Inglewood), a measure...

A Safe, Welcome Re-Opening Plan for California

I’m sure many readers know someone who postponed a wedding or reunion in 2020 due to the inability to gather or travel under COVID-19...

CalChamber Issues Statement Following Governor’s State of the State Address

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's State of the State address...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Economic Relief Programs for Small Businesses

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of legislation to provide relief to Californians experiencing pandemic...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s Appointment of Dee Dee Myers as Senior Advisor, Head...

Governor Gavin Newsom's appointment of Dee Dee Myers as head of GoBiz is good news. Dee Dee’s deep political experience, exceptional leadership and communication...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Stay At Home Order; Urges Congress to Help Struggling...

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s new stay at home order: “It is incredibly difficult to...

CalChamber Statement on Governor Newsom’s Veto of AB 3216

The California Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's veto of AB 3216 (Kalra; D-San Jose): "We thank...