Mike Rogge

Environmentalist Lawsuit Against OEHHA Rejected

By Mike Rogge, Policy Director - Environmental Quality

Capitol Update, July 2, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation filed suit against California‘s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) on January 13th in an attempt to require OEHHA to rescind the current safe harbor level for lead, which is 0.5 micrograms per day adopted in 1989. Mateel believes there should not be a threshold for lead exposure - any detectable amount of lead should be ... » More
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

More Recent Capitol Updates


» New one-stop-shop website for business owners July 1, 2015
» 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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