Tag: Preston Young

IRS Extends Federal Tax Filing Deadline, California Follows Suit

On March 17, 2021 the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the...

Single-Payer Health Care – Brought to You by 40 Million Payers

On February 19, a throng of legislators, led by Assemblymember Kalra, introduced AB 1400, the Guaranteed Health Care for All bill (a.k.a. CalCare, a.k.a....

Bills Offer Business Economic Relief

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber Policy Advocate Preston Young discuss three...

CalChamber Leads Coalition Support for SB 74, Keep California Working Act

A coalition of more than 40 business organizations led by the California Chamber of Commerce have announced their support for SB 74 (Borgeas; R-Fresno),...

CalChamber Leads Coalition Support for SB 74, Keep California Working Act

A coalition of more than 40 business organizations led by the California Chamber of Commerce have announced their support for SB 74 (Borgeas; R-Fresno),...

State Updates Vaccine Allocation Guidelines

Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) continue to work toward allocating COVID-19 vaccines to a broader segment of the...

Policy Briefing – Tax Fatigue

(January 22, 2021) Moderated by Preston Young, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured presentations by experts on state and local tax impacts, plus a study...

California Department of Public Health Seeks to Accelerate Vaccine Distribution

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued recommendations for accelerating the pace at which COVID-19 vaccines are distributed to Californians. Currently, the...

Governor’s Recovery Plan is Clear: Stop Increasing Taxes!

As discussed in my earlier blog this week, in September, Governor Newsom publicly expressed his opposition to new state tax increases. Yesterday, he unveiled...

Now is Not the Time for Tax Increases

When Governor Newsom endorsed Prop 15 in September – which voters soundly rejected in November – he specifically said “In a global, mobile economy,...

CalChamber Joins California’s Community Vaccine Advisory Committee

The California Chamber of Commerce will be joining a broad coalition of community stakeholders to serve on the state’s Community Vaccine Advisory Committee. The committee...

Proposition 15 Defeated, Now What?

Proposition 15 was defeated by over 600,000 votes and California managed to avoid another landmine on the road to economic recovery. The initiative would...

California’s Riddling Business Climate

As the clock struck midnight on August 31, one of the most unpredictable legislative sessions in California history came to a close. On the...

New Job Killer Bill Increases Taxes on Small Business During Economic Crisis

A bill that will impose a massive retroactive tax increase on California’s small businesses and taxpayers has been added to the California Chamber of...

Struggling Businesses Face Billions in Increased Taxes

2020’s recipe has proven to be equal parts unpredictable and incalculable with a heaping helping of calamity and lest we forget the generous scoop...

Bill Imposing Headcount Tax on Large Employers Added to CalChamber Job Killer List

Legislation that will discourage hiring and job growth by imposing an employee “headcount tax” on certain employers was added to the California Chamber of...

Property Tax Relief, Workers’ Comp Presumptions, and Budget Deficits, Oh My!

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away, Major League Baseball was preparing for opening day, school children shuttled off to classrooms...

IRS and FTB Extend Tax Filing Deadline as Emergency Measure

In a move intended to relieve some of the financial pressure invoked by the coronavirus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the IRS has moved...

Two Job Killers Imposing Targeted Taxes Stalled

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer carryover bills imposing new taxes have stalled in the Senate, the house in which they were introduced...
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Governor Newsom Pushes Single-Payer Health Care Agenda Forward…Kind of

During Governor Newsom’s successful gubernatorial election run, he lauded the single-payer health care model. While the concept has garnered red-hot attention amongst Democratic Presidential...