Tag: News Releases

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CalChamber Tags SB 1327 (Glazer) as a Job Killer

Today, the California Chamber of Commerce added SB 1327 (Glazer; D-Contra Costa) to its 2024 Job Killer List. SB 1327 implements a discriminatory 7.25% tax on the revenue...
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CalChamber Adds 4 More Bills to 2024 Job Killer List

Today, the California Chamber of Commerce added the following four bills to its 2024 Job Killer List: AB 2230 (Bennett; D-Ventura) Worsens Housing Crisis....
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CalChamber Releases 2024 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today released its initial 2024 job killer list which, to date, includes nine bills dealing with labor and employment,...
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CalChamber Sponsors Assembly AI Literacy Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring AB 2876 (Berman; D-Palo Alto), a bill that would allow California to take a crucial first step...
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CalChamber Board Votes to Oppose Both ACA 1 and New Gubernatorial Recall Effort

At their quarterly meeting last week, the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to oppose both ACA 1 and a recently announced...
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CalChamber Adds UI Proposal SB 1116 to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged SB 1116 (Portantino; D-Burbank) as a job killer, citing the proposal’s requirement for employers to subsidize striking...
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CalChamber Seeks Review of Privacy Regulations Litigation in CA Supreme Court

Petition Urges Return to Common Sense and the Will of Voters The California Chamber of Commerce today petitioned the California Supreme Court for review in...
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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...
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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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Kaiser Foundation Executive to Chair CalChamber Board in 2024

Janet A. Liang, executive vice president, group president and chief operating officer (COO), care delivery, for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals has...
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CalChamber Board Votes to Endorse Proposition 1

At its quarterly meeting today, the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to endorse Proposition 1, a key element of Governor Gavin...
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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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Governor Signs SB 616: CalChamber Issues Statement Alerting Small Businesses to New Requirement, Increased...

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of SB 616, a CalChamber-tagged Job Killer...
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Statement from CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera on Passing of Senator Dianne...

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement regarding the passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein: “Today, we join...
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CalChamber Tags UI Proposal SB 799 as a Job Killer; Bill Would Require Employers...

The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged SB 799 (Portantino; D-Burbank) as a job killer bill, citing the proposal’s requirement for employers to subsidize striking workers...
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CalChamber Issues Statement on Proposal to Provide UI Payments to Striking Workers

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to news that Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) plans to introduce...
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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...
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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...
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CalChamber Congratulates Newly Sworn-In Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today offered well-wishes and congratulations to the 71st Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas: "Congratulations to California's new Assembly...
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Sacramento Court Agrees with CalChamber: Privacy Agency Must Wait to Enforce Rules

In response to a lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce, the Sacramento Superior Court has ruled that the California Privacy Protection Agency...