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 readingJob Killer Update: Only Six Bills Pass to Second House | Posted on: June 5th, 2017
Friday was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Six job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second … Continue readingAssembly Job Killer Update: 1 Passes, 1 Delayed to Next Year, 1 on Assembly Floor | Posted on: May 30th, 2017
The Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday passed one job killer bill along for consideration by the full Assembly and delayed consideration of another job killer until next year. Passed May … Continue readingJob Killer Update: 2 Bills Stopped, 6 to Senate Floor | Posted on: May 26th, 2017
Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills were held yesterday in the Senate Appropriations Committee but five others were released to join a sixth that already awaits action by … Continue readingSenate Fiscal Committee Moves Multiple Tax Hike Bill without Vote | Posted on: May 24th, 2017
A bill proposing multiple tax hikes on state employers was sent directly to the full Senate without a vote on Monday by the Senate fiscal committee. SB 567 (Lara; D-Bell … Continue readingView more updates here.
California Assembly Leader Shelves Single-Payer Health Plan | Posted on: June 26th, 2017
The prospects of a government-run health care system in California dimmed Friday when the leader of the state Assembly announced he doesn’t plan to take up the single-payer bill this … Continue readingDemocrats, Let Go of Single Payer. Californians Just Aren’t that Extreme | Posted on: June 22nd, 2017
Extremes make for good headlines. No one seems to know that better than our current president. But here in deep blue California, the extremes that are attracting all the attention … Continue readingCalifornia Single Payer Health Care Rush | Posted on: June 22nd, 2017
Echoes of California’s fabled Gold Rush can be heard in the proposal for single payer health care—but instead of migrants taking gold nuggets out of the ground, a new Health … Continue readingBad Bills for Business Beforre Legislature | Posted on: June 1st, 2017
As a key deadline looms for state bills to advance, California businesses are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best — or, more accurately, to avoid the worst. (Los … Continue readingHealth Care for All? More Like How to Destroy California | Posted on: June 1st, 2017
The staggering price tag for the Democrats’ plan to provide “health care for all” would cost California $400 billion a year to create a state-funded universal health care system — … Continue readingView more news here.