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ENERGY COMMISSION WORKSHOPS ON NON-RESIDENTIAL ENERGY REGS

April 14, 2011

The CEC has two upcoming Workshops scheduled on April 18 and April 27. Please let us know if you have issues of interest at these proceedings. If you want to participate directly follow the links for more information: April 18 Workshop on Refrigerated Warehouses, Supermarket Refrigeration, Non-Residential Acceptance Tests, and Design Phase Commissioning. April More »

ENERGY COMMISSION RELEASE TIMETABLE FOR MAJOR REGULATORY UPDATE

Given discussions at California Energy Commission (CEC) hearings and workshops over the past five months, the CEC is about to kick-off the biggest update of its standards in the 35-year history of that commission. Even though comparisons show the California Energy Efficiency Standards as being 50% more stringent than similar standards used at the national More »

CHANGES TO COMMERCIAL GREEN BUILDING REGS UNDERWAY

Even though our new CalGreen building standards have only been in effect for three months, the state is already working on substantial amendments to the provisions for commercial buildings. In early April, the Building Standards Commission’s Code Advisory Committee reviewed several hundred proposed changes to the CalGreen standards that, if adopted, More »

SEIU BACKED BILL MANDATING HIRES MOVES FORWARD

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 5 to 1 (all Democrats in favor, one Republican in opposition). AB 350 (Solorio) expands the “Displaced More »

CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE SUMMIT – JUNE 7 & 8

April 8, 2011

The California Commercial Real Estate Summit (CCRES) will be held in Sacramento on June 7 and 8, 2011. This event is the one time of year that industry leaders from all sectors of the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry converge on California’s Capitol to meet with policymakers. The summit gives you an opportunity to meet More »

BUSINESS GROUPS SAY FEWER REGULATIONS WOULD SPUR GROWTH

In a follow-up to our articles last week regarding this year’s push to reform the state’s regulatory climate, the LA Times has this story. Specific improvements we are advocating include an enhanced role for the legislature in review and oversight of regulations, independent analysis of the economic impact of regulations and legislation, and an More »

JUDICIAL AUTHORITY PROVISIONS FOR ENERGY REMOVED FROM BILL

In a bit of good news, we are happy to report that we have been working with the author’s office, environmental groups, labor, and several state agencies, to fix concerns related to SB 454 (Pavley; D-Agoura Hills), a measure which would have given the Energy Commission prosecutorial authority to go after those who fail to comply with California’s More »

MANY ANTI-BUSINESS PROPOSALS RISE AGAIN IN CALIFORNIA

In California a whole new crop of anti-business legislation has been introduced. We are strongly opposing such legislation that will increase costs for California employers, thereby hurting their ability to compete in the global marketplace and provide jobs. Following is just some of the anti-business bills introduced so far: SB 129 (Leno; D-San Francisco) More »

STATEWIDE BIG BOX BAN BILL MOVES FORWARD IN CALIFORNIA

On a strict party line vote, the California State Senate Committee on Government and Finance approved Senate Bill 469 (Vargas; D-San Diego), the bill pushed by unions to make it more difficult to build “big box” retail stores. The vote was 6-3 (all Democrats in support; all Republican opposed). On the surface, Senate Bill 469 mandates projects More »

PRO-SPLIT ROLL ARTICLE

Just so we can’t be accused of not being fair, here is an editorial penned by the author of the split roll bill for a Far Left website that is constantly beating the drum for higher corporate taxation. Enjoy: It’s Time to Close the Corporate Loopholes in Prop 13.  More »

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