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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: May 5th, 2017

CBIA RACKS UP SOME BIG SUCCESSES!

Published on May 5, 2017

Kudos to our allies at the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) – the past six months have seen two big victories in the housing column – first the passage of the school construction bonds by the voters of California in November  | Read More » |

OP/ED: MIDDLE CLASS MUST BE HIGHER PRIORITY FOR CA LEADERS

Published on May 5, 2017

We don’t share a lot of op/eds by California politicians, but this one by Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D-San Fernando) just seems to make a lot of sense so thought we’d share: For years, economists, business leaders and policymakers warned that  | Read More » |

THE GREEN GET GREENER, THE POOR GET…

Published on May 5, 2017

Well, you know how the saying goes. SB 584 by California Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León implies that you can do a lot more to save and reduce Global Warming. A day after releasing a plan that would make California’s cap-and-trade program  | Read More » |

DUAL AGENCY BILL SET ASIDE FOR THE YEAR

Published on May 5, 2017

We are happy to report that the Dual Agency Ban Bill, AB 1059 (Gonzalez Fletcher), has been pulled from the Assembly Judiciary Committee docket and we have been told by the author’s staff that she will not pursue the measure further right now (but that  | Read More » |

SUPPORT MANUFACTURING

Published on May 5, 2017

Our industry is part of a coalition that strongly supports AB 600 (Cooper; D-Elk Grove) and SB 600 (Galgiani; D-Stockton) two bills that encourage manufacturing investment in California by extending the existing partial Sales and Use Tax Exemption (STE)  | Read More » |

PROGRESS ON SOLAR BILL

Published on May 5, 2017

We are very pleased to report productive conversations with Senator Wiener (D-San Francisco) regarding his SB 71, a bill that is looking to better enable adoption of solar in residential and commercial settings. Although this early version of the bill  | Read More » |