Tag: Jennifer Barrera

New Report Finds Private Attorneys General Act Is Too Slow to Resolve Claims, Too...

A new report by former heads of California’s labor and occupational safety agencies found that employee labor claims filed under California’s lawsuit-first Private Attorneys...

CalChamber Seeks Review of Privacy Regulations Litigation in CA Supreme Court

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday petitioned the California Supreme Court for review in California Chamber of Commerce v. California Privacy Protection Agency. The case centers on...
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CalChamber Celebrates 134 Years of Leadership

Today marks the 134th anniversary of CalChamber’s work on behalf of the state’s businesses and job creators. We are grateful for the opportunity to...

Two Local Chamber Leaders Join CalChamber Board

In December, the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors updated the organization’s bylaws to add two new seats specifically for local chamber CEOs,...

Remembering Allan Zaremberg: A Note from CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera

Yesterday, February 4th, marked the one-year anniversary of Allan Zaremberg's passing. The day caused me to pause, again remembering and recognizing Allan's legacy. A...

CalChamber, Allied Groups Sue California Over Climate Disclosure Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business groups are challenging California's new climate reporting laws, SB 253 (Wiener; D-San Francisco) and...
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CalChamber Joins Legal Challenge to SB 253 and SB 261; New Laws Unconstitutionally Compel...

Today, the California Chamber of Commerce announced that it has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other allied groups in bringing a lawsuit...

Women Leaders for Prop.1 Urge Action on Mental Health, Homeless Crises

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera underscored support for Proposition 1 during an event assembled by women business, health care, and...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s 2024 Budget Release

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement in response to the Governor’s outline of funding priorities for 2024: “Governor Newsom is doing...
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CalChamber Supports Prop. 1 to Finance More Housing to Address Mental Health, Homelessness Crises

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted on Friday to endorse Proposition 1, a key element of Governor Gavin Newsom’s response to...

California Officials, CalChamber Members Highlight State Innovations at Asia-Pacific Leaders Summit

A busy, weeklong and successful series of events from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is concluding today. During the summit, President Joe Biden held...

East West Bank CEO Dominic Ng Gives Business a Voice at Asia-Pacific Leaders Summit

California Chamber of Commerce Board member company East West Bank is playing a leading role in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently underway...
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CalChamber Creates New Small Business Policy Center

The California Chamber of Commerce has created a new center that will focus on mobilizing the power of small businesses in grassroots advocacy at...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Announces New Small Business Policy Center

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today announced the creation of the CalChamber Small Business Policy Center, a new effort focused...
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CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera Keynotes Riverside Chamber Event

Last week, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera headlined Good Morning Riverside, a monthly program of the Greater Riverside Chambers of...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Signing of SB 253 and SB 261

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement today following the Governor's signature on SB 253 (Wiener D-San Francisco)...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Convenes Big City Chambers Coalition; Collaboration of State Business Leaders Group to Focus...

SACRAMENTO, CA — On Friday, August 4, the California Chamber of Commerce convened the first meeting of its California Big City Chambers Coalition, a...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Issues Statement on Legislature Passing Governor’s Infrastructure Package

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement following the Legislature’s approval of the Governor’s infrastructure streamlining package: “CalChamber...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Statement on Ports Agreement

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to news earlier this week regarding the agreement reached...
Governor Gavin Newsom and CalChamber President/CEO Jennifer Barrera

Governor’s Infrastructure Package Is Key to Building Critical Infrastructure, Move California Forward

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the Legislature to adopt the bills in Governor Gavin Newsom’s Infrastructure Streamlining Package. These proposals, CalChamber President...