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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: September 23rd, 2011

STRATEGIC ISSUES CONFERENCE: REGISTER & BOOK HOTEL BY OCOTBER 3, 2011 & SAVE!

Published on September 23, 2011

As you know, the 2011 Strategic Issues Conference to be held at The Meritage Resort in Napa, November 3-4, is fast approaching! Register Today & Save! Register for the Strategic Issues Conference by October 3, 2011 for the early-bird rate and SAVE  | Read More » |

JOB KILLER’ BILLS AWAITING ACTION BY GOVERNOR BROWN

Published on September 23, 2011

From our friends at the CalChamber, here is an update on all the pending “Job Killer” bills. In the closing days of the legislative year, four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bills passed the Legislature. One “job killer”  | Read More » |

SB 617 REGULATORY REFORM

Published on September 23, 2011

SB 617 (R. Calderon; D-Montebello) reforms the regulatory process by requiring an economic analysis of all major regulations at the beginning of the regulatory process, thus providing more transparency and better data on which to base selection of the  | Read More » |

PROPOSITION 13 STILL ENJOYS STRONG SUPPORT

Published on September 23, 2011

Proposition 13, which California voters approved in 1978, remains solidly popular in California, despite continuous attacks from special interest groups that want to change the landmark tax-payer protection. A new Field Poll shows that 63% of Californians  | Read More » |

AB 155 SALES TAX FAIRNESS DEAL SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Published on September 23, 2011

After a decade of work trying to resolve the issue of online sales tax collection, Governor Brown has signed AB 155 (Calderon; D-Whittier), which will pave the way for a nationwide solution by giving internet retailers time to push for passage of a federal  | Read More » |

***ACTION*** SB 469 ANTI-DEVOLOPMENT BILL VETO REQUESTED

Published on September 23, 2011

A bill we have been working on very hard passed the Legislature on a strict party line vote and is now on the Governor’s desk. SB 469 (Juan Vargas; D-San Diego) would require additional economic and community impact analyses for retail developments  | Read More » |

GOVERNOR BROWN ON MOUNTAIN OF LEGISLATION

Published on September 23, 2011

Over the past two weeks, Governor Brown has lamented the voluminous numbers of legislative bills churned out by the legislature. Each year more than 2,500 bills are introduced in the Legislature, with hundreds being sent to the Governor’s Desk. As part  | Read More » |