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CBPA JOINS REDEVELOPMENT COALITON

February 4, 2011

CBPA has joined a coalition of more than 60 local governments, elected officials, business groups and labor groups, environmental leaders, and affordable housing advocates working together to stop the proposal to eliminate Redevelopment Agencies in California. Although we recognize the huge fiscal problem facing the state, we agree with John Shirey More »

REGULATORY OVERSIGHT ANALYSIS AND REFORM

January 28, 2011

As charter members of the regulatory reform coalition, known as ROAR (Regulatory Oversight, Analysis and Reform Coalition), we will be spending a significant amount of time in Sacramento this year pushing for Legislative and Executive Brach action on peeling back some of the state’s many complicated, redundant, and ultimately job-killing regulations. More »

CAL/OSHA INJURY/ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Our friends at the California Chamber have put out an employer alert to make sure companies, large and small, know how to comply with the Cal/OSHA Injury/Illness Prevention Program. ALL employers, even those with just one employee, are required to have such a plan. Click here for more information on how to comply.  More »

GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES ENERGY/UTILITY APPOINTMENTS

Governor Jerry Brown announced the appointment of four individuals to the California Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission. Appointed to the California Energy Commission are Robert Weisenmiller, who was also appointed as chair, and Carla Peterman, a researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and board member More »

2011 RETAIL LEASING SYMPOSIUM

January 21, 2011

Join ICSC in San Francisco and receive 5.0 CLE credits at a special symposium for lawyers and real estate professionals in the industry focusing on issues related to retail leasing agreement. This program will cover everything from compensation and commission to a report on new laws impacting the California commercial real estate industry. Click here More »

FEDERAL REVIEW OF REGULATIONS ORDERED BY PRESIDENT

Last week, President Barack Obama issued an executive order aimed at improving the federal regulations and directing agencies to conduct regulatory review. We applaud the President for moving forward with this review and hope that it will help improve the nation’s business climate. BOMA California has been advocating similar actions at the state More »

BILLS TO IMPROVE CURRENT SALES TAX COLLECTION WILL HELP BUDGET

Rex Hime, President and CEO of California Business Properties Association, has written an op/ed to discuss several bills that have been introduced in the Legislature that have the potential to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in uncollected sales taxes. “California has an opportunity this year to make a real positive impact on small businesses More »

CALGREEN NOW MANDATORY – TRAINING AVAILABLE

January 14, 2011

CALGreen, the nation’s first statewide green building code, is now mandatory for all new construction. Training on this new code is now more important than ever. Green Technology’s CALGreen training, developed in partnership with the California Building Standards Commission and the Department of Housing and Community Development, has proven More »

LAO SAYS BUDGET A “GOOD STARTING POINT” BUT RISKY

The State Legislative Analyst Office has released an overview of the Governor’s Budget and generally had praise for the plan. Mac Taylor stated that “We think the Governor’s package is a good starting point for legislative deliberations,” but noted that the budget does rely on some risky assumptions, such as the legislature approving More »

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON RDA ELIMINATION

The California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee on State Administration will hold a hearing at 2:00 p.m. on February 7, for an overview and discussion of the Administration proposal to eliminate Enterprise Zones and Redevelopment Agencies. You can watch the hearing on the Assembly’s website.  More »

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