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California Chamber of Commerce News

Gender pay gap bill moves to governor's desk

A Southern California legislator believes in doing bold things to make change.

Bill to enhance subpoena power of city attorneys draws more opposition

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Civil Justice Association of California are among the local organizations that have banded together to oppose a bill that would grant city attorneys the power to subpoena before formally filing suit.

Appeals court rules that California's carbon allowance auctions not an illegal tax

A state appeals court recently ruled that California’s carbon allowance auctions, which are main aspects of its greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade program, are not an illegal tax.

Ruling on controversial cap-and-trade auctions expected by late April

During the past four years, more than $4 billion from greenhouse gas emission credits that are auctioned off through the state’s cap-and-trade program have poured into California’s general fund.

Pivotal suit against cap and trade seeing comeback

SACRAMENTO — A years-long lawsuit challenging how California companies pay for the greenhouse gases they emit in the state’s cap-and-trade program is staging a comeback despite the program’s future remaining unsettled.

Greenberg Traurig's Birenbaum elected to CalChamber board

SAN FRANCISCO — The newest member of the California Chamber of Commerce's board of directors has pledged to make working against legislation that adversely affects the labor market one of the primary goals of his term.

Pending litigation may hinder Gov. Jerry Brown's cap-and-trade program

SACRAMENTO – The California Air Resources Board is expected to vote next year on whether to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program to 2030.

House subcommittee to hear testimony on legislation seeking to help small businesses comply with ADA

Congressman Ken Calvert (R-42) is scheduled to testify today before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice in favor of a new bill he introduced earlier this year seeking to help small businesses ensure they are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).