Nicole Rice

Rating Bureau finds workers’ comp costs remain high

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 30, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

California’s workers’ compensation (WC) premiums continue to grow at double-digit rates declared the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) in its recently released “State of the System” report.  WCIRB attributes most of the increase to upward pressure on premiums from rising healthcare costs and the increased number of workers ... » More

Climate change must-reads

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, July 30, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

How California's climate policies affect lower-income residents by Jonathan Lesser By 2020, California will require that one-third of electricity consumed in the state be generated from renewable sources. California has also pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and by 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. This paper examines t ... » More
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CMTA partners with San Joaquin Valley Industry Initiative

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, July 30, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA officially partnered this month with the San Joaquin Valley Industry Initiative to help support improved regional economic performance and grow the area's manufacturing base. Much like CMTA’s growing partnership with the North State Grow Manufacturing Initiative, this effort is emerging as the San Joaquin region’s center of gravity for manufacturing. The entire initiati ... » More
Nicole Rice

Cal Competes opens for new fiscal year

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, July 23, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has released the application periods for the next round of California Competes Tax Credits for Fiscal Year 2015-2016.  Manufactures are encouraged to apply during one of the following submission periods: July 20, 2015, through August 17, 2015 ($75 million available) January 4, 2016, through January 2 ... » More

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» Climate change must-reads July 30, 2015
» CMTA partners with San Joaquin Valley Industry Initiative July 30, 2015
» Cal Competes opens for new fiscal year July 23, 2015
» U.S. DOL issues new independent contractor classification guidance, stating that “most workers” are employees July 23, 2015
» Small & mid-size manufacturers to meet Aug. 26 for MFG discussion July 23, 2015

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