Legislative Advocacy Updates

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INDIO, CA–Local elected officials, residents, and housing advocates today highlighted the impacts of California’s affordable housing crisis in the Coachella and Imperial Valleys in a hearing hosted by Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco), Chair of the California Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development, and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D – Coachella). Today’s hearing […]Read More

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From the United States Chamber of Commerce, Credit the US Chamber Staff: “We’ve cut off the fuel supply” to businesses, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue explained in Chicago. “And guess what—America’s economic engine is sputtering.” Following up the successful State of American Business address, Donohue took the Chamber’s pro-growth agenda to Chicago. In […]Read More

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News from the United States Chamber of Commerce – Article by Sean Hackbarth Washington DC: Now that a federal judge blocked President Barack Obama’s misguided overtime rule, should the incoming Trump administration push ahead with defending it in court? The USA Today editorial board says, “yes.” But as Randy Johnson, senior vice president of labor, […]Read More

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News from CalChamber: Jobs and the state of the economy are of high concern to the public at large and most likely your employees and colleagues. As they weigh their choices for the November election, your employees and colleagues may find it helpful to learn about the business perspective on the ballot measures. Sharing this […]Read More

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News from CA EDD: Assembly Bill (AB) 1245 (Chapter 222, Statutes of 2015), authored by Assembly Member Ken Cooley and sponsored by Small Business California, extends to all employers the requirement to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD) beginning January 1, 2017. Electronic filing […]Read More