(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.
(August 18, 2014) A growing coalition led by the California Chamber of Commerce continues to seek employer comments on how proposed changes to the state's unique heat illness prevention rules will affect employers of outdoor workers.
(August 15, 2014) The Senate Appropriations Committee sent four “job killer” bills along for consideration by the full Senate yesterday, bringing to five the number of “job killers” awaiting a vote by the entire Senate.
(August 14, 2014) Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed legislation to put a comprehensive water bond before voters this November. The water bond is supported by a broad array of organizations, including the California Chamber of Commerce.
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.
The announcement ends a sometimes-tumultuous program that was plagued by difficulties since its rollout.
Booked for attempted murder on a police officer was James Vazquez.
The man, in his 40s, died at the scene of his injury, which occurred at 3:35 a.m. at Morella Avenue and Blythe Street.
CityWalk has two free performances this week: hip-hop group Far East Movement and dance troupe JabbaWockeeZ.
The driver may have been blinded by the setting sun, officials say.
The woman died at the scene and authorities are not releasing any details at the moment.
Even if TMZ said he did. A transient whose last known address was in North Hollywood gave a false name, BHPD says.