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CalChamber Signs Equal Pay Pledge; Endorses Best Practices to Close Gender Pay Gap

The California Chamber of Commerce is underscoring its commitment to and endorsement of efforts to close the gender pay gap by signing California’s Equal...
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CalChamber Responds to Senate Tax Increase Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera has issued the following comment in response to a proposal put forth today by California...
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CalChamber Adds AB 9 to 2023 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has added AB 9 (Muratsuchi; D-Torrance), a bill that would require statewide greenhouse gas emissions to be reduced to...
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CalChamber Tags AB 1000 As a Job Killer; Creates De Facto Ban of Warehouses

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has added AB 1000 (Reyes; D-San Bernardino) to the 2023 Job Killer...
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CalChamber Lawsuit Asks Court to Order California Privacy Agency to Adopt Complete Set of...

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Chamber of Commerce today filed a lawsuit in Sacramento Superior Court on behalf of its members asking the court...
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CalChamber Releases 2023 Job Killer List

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today released its 2023 job killer list which, to date, includes 13 bills dealing with labor...
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CalChamber Tags AB 68 as a Job Killer

Proposal Would Exacerbate Housing Crisis, Eliminate Construction Jobs SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that AB 68 (Ward; D-San Diego), a...
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CalChamber Hails Ruling Invalidating AB 51

The California Chamber of Commerce today hailed a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Chamber v. Bonta...
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CalChamber Announces First 2023 Job Killer: Proposed Oil Tax Would Devastate Vital California Industry;...

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that SBX1 2 (Skinner; D-Berkeley) has been placed on the 2023 Job Killer List. SBX1 2 proposes to...
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Nick Ortiz Named CalChamber Vice President of Local Chamber Relations and President and CEO...

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Chamber of Commerce and the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.) today announced that Nick Ortiz has been named...
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CalChamber Issues Statement on Passing of Former President and CEO Allan Zaremberg

Allan Zaremberg, CalChamber President and CEO from 1998–2021, passed away earlier today after dealing with a series of recent health challenges. CalChamber President and CEO...
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CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor’s Budget Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following comments in response to the Governor's budget proposal: "Today, Governor Newsom’s budget...
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CalChamber Applauds News of San Francisco Selected as Host City for Asia-Pacific Leaders Meeting...

On Friday, November 18, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Annual Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris announced that during...
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CalChamber Statement on Passage of Climate Change Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement in response to AB 2133 (Quirk; D-Hayward) failing passage and...
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CalChamber Tags SB 1137 as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has added SB 1137 (Gonzalez; D-Long Beach) as amended on August 24, 2022 to the...
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CalChamber Tags AB 2133 a Job Killer

The CalChamber today tagged AB 2133 (Quirk; D-Hayward) as a job killer based on August 23, 2022 amendments. “CalChamber supports climate change laws and regulations...
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CalChamber Applauds Governor for Action on California’s Water Crisis

CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today praised Governor Gavin Newsom for action to address California’s drought: “Governor Newsom has shown tremendous leadership in addressing...
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CalChamber Statement on Tragic Death of Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement on the tragic death of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: “On...
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CalChamber Opposes Tax Increase Initiative

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to oppose the California Tax on Income Above $2 Million for Zero-Emissions Vehicles and...
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CalChamber Issues Statement on SB 54

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement: “While California businesses both large and small will face a maze...