Dan Walters: Business does well in Capitol

(November 19, 2015) The Capitol’s longest running conflict, as often noted in this space, pits business and employer groups against labor unions, environmentalists, consumer advocates and personal injury attorneys. Each year, the latter four introduce their agendas in a Legislature dominated by Democrats, and the former gear up to thwart those agendas. The California Chamber of Commerce takes the lead by drawing up an annul list of bills it considers to be the most onerous, labeling them “job killers.” Not surprisingly, they tend to be the most important measures of the four liberal groups (Dan Walters in The Sacramento Bee, 11/19/15)