Tag: News Releases

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...

CalChamber Issues Statement on State’s Draft Climate Action Plan

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to the release of the California Air Resources Board AB 32 Climate...

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies 4 More Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce today added the following four bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of bills on the...

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the first wave of bills to be included on its 2022 job killer list. The preliminary list...

CalChamber Identifies SB 1044 as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce today tagged SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los Angeles) as a job killer bill. The bill, which is opposed by a...

CalChamber Issues Statement on COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera made the following comments in response to the proposal released today to extend COVID-19 paid...

CalChamber Tags AB 1001 as a Job Killer: Proposed Expansion of CEQA Will Exacerbate...

The California Chamber of Commerce today tagged AB 1001 (Cristina Garcia; D-Bell Gardens) as a job killer. The bill expands the California Environmental Quality Act...

CalChamber Announces 122-Member Coalition Opposed to Single Payer Health Care Proposals

A large and diverse coalition of California-based organizations is registering formal opposition to CalChamber-identified Job Killer bills AB 1400 (Kalra, Lee and Santiago) and...

CalChamber Tags AB 1400 and ACA 11 as First 2022 Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged AB 1400 (Kalra, Lee and Santiago) and ACA 11 (Kalra and Lee) as its first Job Killer...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s Budget Proposal

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today responded to Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal with the following statement: “CalChamber commends Governor Newsom for taking decisive...

CalChamber Statement on AB 1400/ACA 11

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement in response to introduction of a new tax increase proposal: “CalChamber...

CalChamber Announces New Chief of Staff for Policy

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that Ben Golombek will join the organization January 17, 2022 as Executive Vice President and Chief of...

CalChamber Statement on Governor’s Proposal to Fight Organized Retail Crime

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal to combat organized retail...

CalChamber Board Votes to Support the Ballot Measure Transparency Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the Ballot Measure Transparency Act of 2022, which proposes to amend the...

CalChamber Board Votes to Oppose Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to oppose The Tax Cut and Housing Affordability Act of 2022, which proposes a...

CalChamber Board Endorses California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act

The CalChamber Board of Directors has voted to support the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act, a reform initiative that would repeal the...

CalChamber Board of Directors Names Jennifer Barrera as Next President and CEO

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced the appointment of Jennifer Barrera as the organization’s next President and CEO, effective October 1, 2021. CalChamber’s...

CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg Announces Upcoming Retirement

Allan Zaremberg, President and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce, today informed the CalChamber Board of Directors and the organization’s staff of his...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Action on Energy; Threats to Supply Created by High Temperatures and...

The California Chamber of Commerce today welcomed news that Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an emergency proclamation that will result in greater reliability of...

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...