Tag: Housing and Land Use

Bill to Boost New Housing Supply Passes with CalChamber, Coalition Support

Legislation to increase the supply of new housing and improve the quality and affordability of housing in the state, all while maximizing local land...

Policy Briefing – California’s Pathway to More Housing

(January 8, 2021) Moderated by Adam Regele, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured experts on California’s Pathway to More Housing, a major issue for...
Job Creators

Job Creator Housing Bill Narrowly Passes Senate Committee

Legislation identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job creator because it will minimize frivolous litigation that blocks infill housing projects won...
Capitol Insider

Hyperpartisan Housing: A Common Crisis with Very Different Solutions

Despite bipartisan recognition of California’s unprecedented housing crisis, legislative solutions being introduced this session remain hyperpartisan. On the Democratic side, with some exceptions, legislation...
Capitol Insider

Voters Say: Solve Housing Crisis or We’ll Leave

California’s housing crisis is the worst threat to our middle class lifestyle since the recession. Our median home listing price is nearly twice the national average,...

Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Stopped, 6 to Senate Floor

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills were held yesterday in the Senate Appropriations Committee but five others were released to join a...

Job Killer Update: Act Now to Keep Bills Sidelined

A number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills have been referred to the appropriations committees of the Assembly or Senate for a...

CalChamber Names Environmental Law Policy Advocate

The California Chamber of Commerce has hired Louinda V. Lacey, an experienced attorney in environmental law, to serve as a policy advocate for environmental...

Road Repair Bill Gets OK; Foundation Laid for Mining Act Reform; Housing Bills Pass

With the exception of the signing of a job creator bill streamlining some infrastructure development, 2015 was quiet on most California Environmental Quality Act...