Gino DiCaro

New one-stop-shop website for business owners

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, July 1, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

This week the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) launched a website that consolidates information on starting a business, state permits and regulations, and incentives. “The California Business Portal is a response to the needs of the business community and their request for better online tools,” said GO-Biz Chief Deputy Director Panorea Avdi ... » More
Nicole Rice

Manufacturers can comment on workforce recommendations

By Nicole Rice, Lobbyist

Capitol Update, July 1, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The California Community Colleges' Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation and a Strong Economy is accepting public comments from the manufacturing industry on proposed recommendations to improve the state's workforce. CMTA sits on the task force and has seen the hard work that has gone into the development of these recommendations. They have gone through six town hall meetin ... » More
Gino DiCaro

Fed Update: Urge Congress to re-authorize Ex-Im Bank

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

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

The U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank is closing its doors this week to thousands of U.S. manufacturers and their workers. Congress failed to extend the agency’s charter before recessing last week, and all new projects are frozen until Congress acts. It is unacceptable to allow the Ex-Im Bank’s charter to expire, barring access to a financing tool that boosts U.S. exports abroad a ... » More
Michael Shaw

Climate Change debate heats up with arrival of summer

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, June 26, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The first hearing for a key piece of the Senate Democrats Climate Change Package is set for the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee on July 6th. SB 350 by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) proposes a series of targets to reduce petroleum fuel use by 50 percent, raise the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) from 33 percent to 50 percent and decrease energy use ... » More

More Recent Capitol Updates


» Manufacturers can comment on workforce recommendations July 1, 2015
» Fed Update: Urge Congress to re-authorize Ex-Im Bank June 30, 2015
» Climate Change debate heats up with arrival of summer June 26, 2015
» Family Rights expansion bill update June 26, 2015
» Bolstered funding and oversight panel in DTSC future June 26, 2015
» Fed Update: Fast-Track Trade Authority legislation is off to President Obama June 25, 2015

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