Tag: News Releases

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...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Cal/OSHA Rules

The California Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to action today by Cal/OSHA and Governor Gavin Newsom: “We are grateful for...

CalChamber Issues Statement on New Cal/OSHA Proposed COVID-19 Workplace Rules

In response to new proposed workplace rules released today, the California Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement: “We thank Governor Gavin Newsom for eliminating...

CalChamber Statement on New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Amendments

In a letter sent to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board today, the California Chamber of Commerce and several...

CalChamber Statement on Governor’s Revised Budget Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today issued the following statement in response to the revised budget proposal presented by Governor...
Kirk Rossberg, Torrance Bakery, 2021 Small Business Advocate of the Year

Small Business Advocate of Year: Torrance Bakery Owner Speaks Out for Businesses During Pandemic

Kirk Rossberg, president/owner of Torrance Bakery, is the 2021 recipient of the California Chamber of Commerce Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. Rossberg was...

CalChamber Commends Governor, Legislature for Providing Small Business Relief

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's signature on AB 80 (Burke; D-Inglewood), a measure...

CalChamber Issues Statement in Response to Governor’s Press Release on Fracking Directive

The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s press release announcing that he is directing state...

Three Bills Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today added three bills to its annual list of job killer legislation.  The additions bring the 2021 Job Killer...

CalChamber Adds 4 Bills to Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce today added four bills to its annual list of job killer legislation.  The additions bring the 2021 Job Killer...