Despite liberal California Legislature, Chamber of Commerce kills most ‘job-killer’ bills

[Source: The Mercury News] From all appearances, the California Legislature’s 2017 session was one of the most liberal – or progressive, as liberals prefer to say – in the state’s history. In fact, legislative leaders such as Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon are saying as much. However, despite the overall left-of-center tone to the session that ended last week, the California Chamber of Read More…

AB 5 – for business, the worst bill of the year?

[Source: Fox & Hounds] The only problem with holding a contest to decide the worst bill introduced in the Legislature this year is:  How do you pick just one? Well, I have a contender for you! AB 5, authored by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) prohibits California businesses with Read More…