Tag: Governor Gavin Newsom

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...

Signed Budget Package Raises Taxes, Awaits Action by Congress

Governor Gavin Newsom signed 20 bills on Monday that established and implemented the 2020–21 state budget. Even after enacting hundreds of pages of new...

Six Factors Will Determine When California’s Economy Can Begin to Reopen

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday outlined the six key indicators that will guide California’s decision on when to modify stay-at-home orders and slowly begin reopening...

CalChamber President Issues Statement in Response to Governor’s Announcement on Reopening California’s Economy

President and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce Allan Zaremberg released the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom's COVID-19 briefing today: “The Governor clearly...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Actions to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak and Protect Economy

Governor Gavin Newsom is to be applauded for his efforts to do everything possible to protect the health and safety of Californians while balancing...