Jake Mangas Selected for U.S. Chamber Foundation Education and Workforce Fellowship Program

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Fellowship Provides State and Local Business Leaders with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced Jake Mangas, president and CEO of the Redding Chamber of Commerce was selected to participate in the seventh cohort of its premiere business leadership program. The […]

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The following list summarizes the final status of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills sent to the Governor this year or resolutions adopted by the Legislature. Bills signed by the Governor will become law on January 1, 2023. Urgency, tax and budget-related measures go into effect immediately upon being signed. In those cases, the date […]

Overview of November Ballot Measures

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Following are brief summaries of the measures that will appear on the November 8 General Election ballot. When the California Chamber of Commerce has taken a position, the reasons for that position are summarized. The CalChamber encourages employers to share this information with their employees. Businesses are within their rights to do so — just […]

Get Behind Golden State Pathways to Get Ahead on California’s Economic Future

If you’ve seen it, you know. I’m talking about the spark in the eyes of young people who discover a career path they didn’t know existed, who begin to recognize connections between what they’re learning now and the world of opportunities ahead. Add to this the drive of employers who realize the significant role they […]

Immense Progress for State’s Energy Grid


Top energy sector leaders from across the state joined the California Chamber Board of Directors meeting recently to discuss California’s clean energy future, and give an update on the current practices to handle peak demand on hot days and prevent outages. The “California Energy Future” panel on September 9 was moderated by Marybel Batjer, partner […]