A number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills are likely dead for the year, having missed the legislative deadline to pass from policy committees to fiscal committees in … Continue readingSenate Legislation Creates Incentives for Increased Environmental Litigation | Posted on: May 17th, 2013
A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed proposal that expands and incentivizes litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) without providing any benefit to the environment is scheduled to be considered … Continue reading‘Job Killer’ Increasing Property Taxes Held in Assembly Fiscal Committee | Posted on: May 16th, 2013
(May 16, 2013) A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that would have completely altered the definition of “change of ownership” for commercial property for the purpose of increasing … Continue reading‘Job Killer’ Singles Out California Employers with New Mandates, Penalties | Posted on: May 14th, 2013
(May 14, 2013) A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill mandating a new state health care program and placing another California-only requirement on employers will be considered by the … Continue readingLegislators Propose Making Passage of New Taxes Easier | Posted on: May 13th, 2013
(May 13, 2013) The California Chamber of Commerce is opposing a half dozen measures awaiting action in the Senate this week that will make it easier for lawmakers to approve … Continue readingView more updates here.
“The Senate Governance and Finance Committee on Wednesday passed six constitutional amendments to make it easier for local voters to pass various tax increases on property owners.” (Fox & Hounds … Continue readingAssembly bill will hurt farms and ranches | Posted on: May 17th, 2013
In this op-ed, the author discusses a job killer bill. “AB 880 punishes many employers that provide quality jobs and benefits, including health coverage, to their workers.” (Fresno Bee, May … Continue readingEditorial: In Sacramento, still talking about taxes | Posted on: May 17th, 2013
The California Legislature is still talking about taxes. For example just this week, “Seven bills, all lowering to 55 percent the threshold for raising various taxes, passed out of committee.” … Continue readingLawmakers test Brown’s no-tax resolve with calls to hike levies | Posted on: May 15th, 2013
“Democrats who control the Legislature have proposed about 20 tax and fee measures affecting such things as soda, cigarettes, plastic bags and bullets.” (Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2013).Attacks on Prop. 13 Take Center Stage in Legislature Today | Posted on: May 15th, 2013
“[A]t least 7 bills that would directly undercut various provisions of Prop. 13 will be heard in committee.” (FlashReport, May 15, 2013).View more news here.