CalChamber President Issues Statement on Signature of AB 155

Friday, September 23, 2011
Contact: Denise Davis

SACRAMENTO, CA — California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today issued the following statement on Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s signature on AB 155 (Calderon; D-Montebello):

“Governor Brown’s signature on AB 155 is good news for our economy because it resolves the issue of sales tax collection, provides additional revenue for essential services and, in the long term, will create thousands of new jobs for California.”  

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