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CalChamber International Forum: Strong Trade Opportunities Essential for State to Compete in Global Market

The importance of trade to the California economy was the focus of an international forum hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce in observance...

Fully Funded Court System Essential to State’s Economic Success

Cross posted in The Sacramento Bee As the Legislature begins the last few weeks of deliberations on the state’s 2014-15 budget priorities, what should the...

Commentary: Exports Key to Economic Growth, Jobs​

Perennial Leader California Accounts for More than 10% of U.S. Exports U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has kicked off World Trade Month 2014 by reiterating...

New Law Supports Job Creation in California’s Space Industry

​Cross posted with the Los Angeles News Group Recently, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 777, by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, D-Torrance, a bill that will help...

North American Trade Pact: Opportunities for Improvement 20 Years Later

Twenty years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, trade among the United States, Canada and Mexico has increased and...

CalChamber Files Friend-of-Court Briefs to Defend Workers’ Compensation Reforms

The California Chamber of Commerce is defending major provisions of workers’ compensation reform legislation and working to ensure fairness in friend-of-the-court briefs filed...

CalChamber Joins Labor Commissioner, Labor to Launch Wage Theft Education Campaign

The California Chamber of Commerce joined California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su and the California Labor Federation yesterday in announcing the start of a...

Civics and Business: Business Relies on Population Educated in Democracy

​Cross posted in the San Jose Mercury News Why should business leaders and innovators care about civics education? After all, consumers don't need to be...

Bill Keeping State Competitive in Aerospace Flies Through Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that ensures California remains a competitive environment for an emerging multibillion-dollar industry passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with...

CalChamber Joins Discover America Partnership to Advance Visa/Travel Reforms

The California Chamber Commerce has joined the Discover America Partnership (DAP), a diverse coalition of industries and associations whose work depends on safe and...

CalChamber Urges Action on Immigration Reform

Last week, the House Republican conference released its Standards for Immigration Reform.These principles call for a fix to our nation’s immigration system and acknowledge...

Federal Bill Extends President’s Authority to Negotiate Free Trade Agreements

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting legislation introduced in Congress this week to renew the authority of the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative...