Tag: Governor Gavin Newsom

Governor Signs Infrastructure Streamlining, Budget Bills

Yesterday afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a slate of bills to accelerate critical infrastructure projects across California that upgrade the electric grid,...
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Governor Newsom Urges Infrastructure Permit Reform, Stresses Importance of Green Tech Investment at Sacramento...

California Governor Gavin Newsom stressed the importance of streamlining the state’s infrastructure permitting processes at the 97th Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast yesterday. The annual Host...

Governor Issues Order to Increase Water Held in Reservoirs

Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order intended to allow officials to hold more water in reservoirs. The order updates an...
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Governor Vetoes 3 CalChamber Opposed Bills, Signs 8 Supported Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed 8 California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills and has vetoed three opposed bills. More than 20 CalChamber priority bills and one...

CalChamber Urges Governor to Veto New Water Quality Permit Requirement Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could subject a wide range of businesses and other facilities, such as office buildings, warehouses, hospitals, and...
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CalChamber Tags SB 1137 as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has added SB 1137 (Gonzalez; D-Long Beach) as amended on August 24, 2022 to the...
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CalChamber Urges Careful Deliberation on Governor’s Contentious Climate Package

The time remaining in the legislative session is inadequate for the necessary full discussion of the climate proposals the Governor issued last week, the...
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CalChamber Applauds Governor for Action on California’s Water Crisis

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today praised Governor Gavin Newsom for action to address California’s drought: “Governor Newsom has shown tremendous leadership in addressing...

California Invests More Than $231 Million to Advance, Expand Apprenticeship

The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), its Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) and the Labor and Workforce Development Agency have released a five-point...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
BUDGET 2022

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...
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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...