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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: May, 2011

FEDERAL BUILDING CODE PROPOSED FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Published on May 27, 2011

And in an effort that is following the lead of the Great State of California, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) have introduced legislation that would greatly increase federal influence over state and local building codes concerning  | Read More » |

***ACTION ALERT*** BILL TO BAN BIG RETAIL PROJECTS UP ON MONDAY

Published on May 27, 2011

As we have reported on several time in the past, there is proposed legislation in Sacramento that will require additional economic and community impact analyses for retail developments that are 90,000 feet or larger and sell groceries. The commercial  | Read More » |

***ACTION ALERT*** OPPOSE MEASURE TO MANDATE HIRING

Published on May 27, 2011

Please help us oppose a bill, identified by the CalChamber as a 2011 JOB KILLER, carried on behalf of SEIU that poses a major threat to your business. AB 350 (Jose Solorio; D-Santa Ana), which creates a protected class of building services employees  | Read More » |

JOB KILLER BILLS 2011

Published on May 27, 2011

Our friends at the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) have released this year’s list of “job killers.” The list includes 28 proposed laws that threaten California employers with new costly workplace and employee benefit mandates, economic  | Read More » |

FIRST HOUSE DEADLINE

Published on May 27, 2011

Next week we face a major Constitutional Deadline of the legislative process, known as “First House Deadline.” All bills must be out of the house they were introduced in, or they are dead for the year. This is one of the busiest times of the year  | Read More » |

BILLS MOVE FROM SUSPENSE

Published on May 27, 2011

This week, both Houses of the California State Legislature dealt with hundreds of bills on their fiscal committee’s “Suspense File.” Any bill that has a significant cost to the state’s General Fund, generally $150K or more, go to Suspense. This  | Read More » |

BILL MANDATING HIRES MOVES FORWARD

Published on May 20, 2011

A bill carried on behalf of SEIU by Assemblymember Jose Solario (D-Santa Ana) that forces employers to hire certain employees when the ownership or management of a building changes hands, was approved by the Assembly Labor Committee on a party-line vote  | Read More » |

REDEVELOPMENT REFORM UPDATE – STILL ELIMINATED UNDER MAY REVISE

Published on May 20, 2011

The battle for elimination of California Redevelopment continues, even after release of the Governor’s “May Revise.” The Governor’s proposal for complete elimination of this funding remains as part of the plan, even though it has been met with  | Read More » |

FEDERAL BUILDING CODE PROPOSED FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Published on May 20, 2011

Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) have introduced legislation that would greatly increase federal influence over state and local building codes concerning energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings. The bill,  | Read More » |

ZERO NET ENERGY WORKSHOP SCHEDULED AT PUC

Published on May 20, 2011

The Public Utilities Commission will conduct a public workshop on June 15 to discuss California’s policy goals relative to achieving “zero net energy” (ZNE) in all new commercial buildings by 2030. While there is still debate over the definition  | Read More » |

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