Issues and The Economy
An annual guide that provides comprehensive overviews of our priorities for the year and the data to support our positions. The CalChamber sends this guide to our members every year. See index to entire guide.
Each quarter the CalChamber's Economic Advisory Council reports to the CalChamber Board about factors affecting the state's economy, such as the energy prices, interest rates and the housing market.
Business executives are more optimistic about the state's economy, as well as the prospects for their own businesses. But they continue to have a poor outlook on the California business climate, mainly citing overregulation as the key culprit.
Overview of requirements in the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, SB 657 (Steinberg; D-Sacramento), enacted in 2010.
The first survey of its kind, put forth by the California Foundation for Commerce and Education (CFCE), highlighting education reform as a top public policy concern among California business leaders. (March 12, 2007).
Press Release Full Report
Each year, The CalChamber tracks about 3,000 proposals on behalf of California employers, fighting ill-conceived bills and promoting cost-saving reforms.The key victories in 2012 are included in this report.
Pictorial roster of the California Legislature and statewide officers includes telephone numbers.
The 2013 list of bills the CalChamber has identified as having a positive impact on California's economy and ability to attract new jobs and employers.
The 2013 list of bills the CalChamber has identified as having an adverse impact on California's economy and ability to attract new jobs and employers.
The report lists the status of priority bills at specific points in the legislative year. The CalChamber publishes the report three times a year.
- October 2012 Report: lists actions on priority bills that the Legislature passed and sent to the Governor.
Gives the CalChamber's position on a bill and how each legislator voted. Reports are published once a year, focusing on those bills that were of high priority. The information allows businesses to measure their legislators' performance.
Information on the legislative process, how to write a letter and contacting legislators and press.