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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 »

Job 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 reading »

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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 »

If There’s a Smart Path to Single Payer Healthcare in California, We Haven’t Found it Yet  |  Posted on: June 27th, 2017

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon did the state a favor late Friday afternoon when he slammed the brakes on a fast-moving Senate bill to create a single-payer healthcare system in … Continue reading »

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The Single Payer Health Care Fraud

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 »