Tag: PPIC

Water Supply and Drought Are Now Californians’ Top Environmental Concern

When asked to name the most important environmental issue facing the state today, Californians are most likely to mention water supply and drought—a shift...

Legislature Sends Workforce Development Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that would help increase California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program has passed the Legislature and...

Assembly to Consider CalChamber-Supported Workforce Development Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that increases California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program is awaiting a vote on the Assembly...

Institute Report: Focus on Civics Education to Increase Voter Turnout

California elections have a turnout problem and one of the best ways to combat this shortfall is a more robust and comprehensive civics education...

Economic Shifts: Is California Unfriendly to Business?

Part IV in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference Employment laws that go beyond targeting wrongdoers help fuel negative impressions of doing...

Economic Shifts: Housing Costs and the Three ‘T’s’

Part III in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference Housing costs are one barrier to matching people with jobs, California Chamber of...

Economic Shifts: Is Higher Education Calibrated to Meet Workforce Needs?

Part II in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference Children today don’t get an education about civics, yet capitalism is dependent upon...

Economic Shifts: Is the California Dream Back?

​Part I in a series from the PPIC, California—State of Change conference California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg discussed economic shifts during...