(August 29, 2014) A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed “job killer” bill that forces one company to ensure the wage-and-hour obligations of another has passed the Legislature and is on its way to the Governor’s desk.
(August 28, 2014) Legislation awaiting action in the Assembly denies due process for agricultural employers, the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of agricultural groups are warning lawmakers.
(August 27, 2014) On the last day of his first trip to the U.S. as president of Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the state capital, where he attended a luncheon and met privately with Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and other elected officials.
(August 27, 2014) A new edition of CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights problems with two “job killer” bills awaiting action on the Senate Floor and the consequences for the economy if the bills are passed.
(August 26, 2014) The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of industry groups are urging Assembly members to oppose a bill creating an unworkable hazardous waste permitting regime.
(August 25, 2014) The author of a “job killer” bill significantly increasing the corporate income tax rate is seeking reconsideration of the proposal after amending it just days before the end of the legislative session.
(August 22, 2014) California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator legislation to restore full funding to the California Competes Tax Credit program is moving through the Legislature.
(August 21, 2014) Makeup artists transformed legislative interns into pirates of the Caribbean and cameramen used the magic of the green screen to transport visitors to the Oval Office with the cast of “Scandal.”
(August 20, 2014) A robust rainy day reserve, which socks away unanticipated taxes, is the best hedge against a return to the bad old days of budget deficits. Loren Kaye in Fox and Hounds Daily
(August 19, 2014) California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that will resolve confusion between state and federal rules governing health care enrollment waiting periods has been signed into law.
Mayor Eric Garcetti has been shopping a plan to local business groups to raise the minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017.
“The harm to defendants’ business does not outweigh the harm ... if defendants were permitted to flaunt the city’s police powers."
A test showing a performer had HIV ended up being a false positive.
He was in his 60s and hospitalized when he died.
The department failed to properly self-inspect its heavy-duty diesel fleet to ensure it met state smoke emission standards.
The Free Speech Coalition says the unnamed performer’s initial test came back positive at an industry testing center.
The California Highway Patrol tried to stop James Anthony Vazquez in Agoura Hills. The pursuit ended in a crash in Tarzana.
A review found that the school district lacked an effective tracking system -- and that losses could be even higher as a result.
Caltrans is upgrading bridge rail at various locations along the Hollywood (101) Freeway between Broadway in downtown and Lankershim Blvd.
Gov. Brown agrees to provide up to $330 million in tax incentives annually to keep big and small screen productions in California.
Alexander Hernandez, 34, had his arraignment postponed until Sept. 17, but the defendant was ordered to remain jailed without bail.
If Judge Joanne O’Donnell follows through, it could set up a trial, and her decision could be appealed.
The plan would be a “death blow for some businesses,” say some. Mayor Eric Garcetti is said to be shopping a proposal to raise it to $13.50.
The 'Cell Phone Kill Switch Bill' is meant to keep help keep smartphone owners from being mugged or robbed for their phones.
It could cost as some $1.5 billion to repair the 4,600 miles of damaged sidewalks. The City Council approved spending $27 million this year.
Here are several important facts you should know about education tax credits, courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service.
No description was available of the vehicle or the motorist. Anyone with more information on the case was urged to call police.
The victim’s vehicle sustained significant damage by gunfire which resulted in a blown out rear window and damage to the bed of the truck.