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Governor Vetoes Job Killer; SB 654 Would Have Imposed Significant Costs on Small Business  |  Posted on: September 30th, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA — The Governor today vetoed SB 654 (Jackson), a CalChamber job killer bill that would have increased costs and burdens on small business employers in the state. “We … Continue reading »

CalChamber Stops 19 Job Killer Bills  |  Posted on: September 1st, 2016

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, … Continue reading »

Job Killer Update: Assembly Passes Costly New Leave Mandate  |  Posted on: August 31st, 2016

Action Needed: Contact the Governor to Request a Veto Yesterday, the Assembly passed a job killer bill that will significantly harm small businesses in California who employ as few as … Continue reading »

2030 Carbon Caps to Become Law  |  Posted on: August 26th, 2016

The California Legislature moved swiftly this week to adopt legislation expanding climate change emission goals. SB 32 (Pavley; D-Agoura Hills) mandates a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of at … Continue reading »

SB 654 is Attack on Small Business; CalChamber Issues Call to Action  |  Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging small business owns to contact their Legislators and the Governor to express strong opposition to SB 654 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara). The bill, identified … Continue reading »

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Gov. Jerry Brown, in 14th Year as Governor, Hits a New High in Vetoes  |  Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

Brown’s vetoes this year included one of the five bills named by the California Chamber of Commerce as “job killers” that survived the legislative session. Since 1999, the chamber has … Continue reading »

Governor Vetoes Job Killer; SB 654 Would Have Imposed Significant Costs on Small Business  |  Posted on: September 30th, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA — The Governor today vetoed SB 654 (Jackson), a CalChamber job killer bill that would have increased costs and burdens on small business employers in the state. “We … Continue reading »

SB 654 is Attack on Small Business; CalChamber Issues Call to Action  |  Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging small business owns to contact their Legislators and the Governor to express strong opposition to SB 654 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara). The bill, identified … Continue reading »

Bill to End Gender Disparity in Retail Pricing is Withdrawn After Pushback from Industry Lobbyists  |  Posted on: June 29th, 2016

Other opponents said the bill created gray areas that could lead to excessive and costly accusations over pricing. Jennifer Barrera, a lobbyist with the California Chamber of Commerce, said she … Continue reading »

‘Pink Tax’ Bill Dies: You’ll Still Pay More for Products Marketed to Women  |  Posted on: June 29th, 2016

But the business-friendly California Chamber of Commerce branded the bill a “job killer” and pushed for its defeat. The California Retailers Association said it was unworkable and would result in … Continue reading »

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Gov. Jerry Brown, in 14th Year as Governor, Hits a New High in Vetoes

Brown’s vetoes this year included one of the five bills named by the California Chamber of Commerce as “job killers” that survived the legislative session. Since 1999, the chamber has … Continue reading »