Tag: Job Killers

Mixed Bag

The Governor finished signing/vetoing all bills yesterday. CalChamber was tracking 62 bills on his desk, 32 support and 30 opposed. So how...

Summary of CalChamber Priority Bills Still Awaiting Action by Governor

Twenty-four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including one job killer bill, are currently on the Governor’s desk awaiting action. CalChamber job killer bill SB 1...

Governor Vetoes Job Killer Bill Threatening State’s Water Reliability

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed job killer legislation on Friday that threatened California's water supply, and would have created regulatory uncertainty and litigation. “SB 1 posed...

28 CalChamber-Opposed Bills Sent to Governor, Veto Requested

Twenty-eight California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including two job killer bills, are currently on the Governor’s desk awaiting action. Governor Gavin Newsom has until Sunday, October...

Critical Employment Bill Awaiting Action by Governor

The Legislature has wrapped up for the year, and the onus is now on Governor Gavin Newsom to decide which bills to sign into...
Capitol Insider

The Grand Finale: Legislative Session

The legislative session ended at approximately 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning – the early hour was largely due to a significant delay in proceedings on...

Job Killer Update: Two Bills Pass to Governor, Veto Requested

Only two of the 31 job killer bills identified this year by the California Chamber of Commerce have passed out of the Legislature and...

CalChamber Welcomes News of Planned SB 1 Veto

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today provided the following statement on news that Governor Gavin Newsom has...

Job Killers, Opposed Bills to Be Considered Today as Legislators Wrap Up Session

State legislators will consider hundreds of bills today in a rush to send pending legislation to the Governor by tonight's end-of-session deadline. Among those...

Keeping Employer Concerns Before Legislators Critical in Last Week of Session

With just one week left before legislators leave Sacramento for the year, major bills having a significant impact on business remain to be voted...

Fiscal Committees Give Go-Ahead to Job Killers, Other Harmful Bills

Assembly and Senate fiscal committees sent California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills, including five job killers, along for further consideration by the entire membership of...

Legislature Weighing Strict Product Regulation

With just weeks remaining in the legislative session, twin job killer bills upending how consumer products are packaged and sold in California are being...

Job Killer Bill Grants Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that would charge employers to provide unemployment insurance (UI) compensation to striking employees during labor disputes...

Major Issues Still Pending at Legislative Summer Break

When legislators began their summer recess last week, the ultimate outcome on many priority business issues remained uncertain.

5 Job Killer Bills Still Active as Legislature Departs for Summer Break

Five job killer bills that will significantly increase costs for California businesses continued to move through the legislative process as lawmakers headed home for...

Bills Targeting Packaging Ignore Costs, Lack of Recycling Infrastructure

Identical job killer bills that will substantially disrupt the state’s economy by placing an overly broad, unrealistic source reduction, recyclability and compostable mandate on...

Job Killer Bill Threatening Water Supply Reliability Passes Policy Committee

Legislation that threatens water supply reliability for millions of Californians passed the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on Tuesday. The California Chamber of...

Opposition Stops Some Job Killers; Others Amended

Opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and allied groups has stopped a number of job killer bills in recent weeks while amendments have...

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today added three more bills to its Job Killer list. The new additions to the list are: AB...

Job Killers Held in Legislative Fiscal Committees

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and its pro-jobs allies prevented four job killer bills from advancing beyond legislative fiscal committees yesterday. The...