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Legislature Returns from Summer Recess to Consider Job Killer Bills  |  Posted on: August 21st, 2017

The California State Assembly and Senate return today from their month-long summer recess and will consider the remaining job killer bills over the next several weeks. The next significant deadline … Continue reading »

Job Killer Update: Four Bills Active Following Policy Committee Deadline  |  Posted on: July 24th, 2017

As of July 21, the deadline for bills to pass policy committees and move to fiscal committees, three Senate job killer bills and one Assembly job killer bill remain active. … Continue reading »

Job Killer Could Publicly Shame California Employers  |  Posted on: July 12th, 2017

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that could publicly shame employers and expose them to costly litigation for alleged wage disparity where no violation of the equal pay law … Continue reading »

Assembly Judiciary Committee to Consider Job Killer Bill Today  |  Posted on: June 27th, 2017

The Assembly Judiciary Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that if passed into law would create a worse litigation environment and result in lack of … Continue reading »

New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee  |  Posted on: June 22nd, 2017

A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing … Continue reading »

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Don’t Let California Prove How Single-Payer Fails Patients  |  Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Is single-payer health care dead in California? There were a lot of headlines to that effect in late June, after Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon shelved the Healthy California Act, which … Continue reading »

The Single Payer Health Care Fraud  |  Posted on: July 10th, 2017

Thankfully, the Assembly Speaker has put the brakes on the version of single payer health care that passed the California Senate, but the controversy over single payer is far a … Continue reading »

Most of California’s Business-Opposed ‘Job Killer’ Bills are Stalled Out  |  Posted on: July 3rd, 2017

California’s Capitol is under perpetual siege by lobbyists for hundreds of specific interest groups, each with an agenda of bills it wants enacted or killed. (Dan Walters in CALmatters, 7/03/17)

State Couldn’t Pull Health-Care Funding Out of a Hat  |  Posted on: July 3rd, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have anything you wanted just by painting it on a sign followed by the words, “IS A HUMAN RIGHT”?  (Susan Shelley in The … Continue reading »

Parental Leave Mandate Hurts Small Business  |  Posted on: June 29th, 2017

One of the things keeping state legislators busy in Sacramento right now is a shortsighted attempt to impose on California small businesses a new, one-size-fits-all mandated leave program that threatens … Continue reading »

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Don’t Let California Prove How Single-Payer Fails Patients

Is single-payer health care dead in California? There were a lot of headlines to that effect in late June, after Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon shelved the Healthy California Act, which … Continue reading »