Dawn Koepke

Green chemistry back in the spotlight

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, Feb. 15, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last week the Senate Environmental Quality and Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committees held a joint hearing regarding the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) Safer Consumer Products Program and overall green chemistry efforts in California. The hearing also provided a forum for Dr. Gina Solomon of the Public Health Institute, formerly with the Californ ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Governor Newsom’s proposed ‘Data Dividend’ could implicate manufacturers

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 15, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

In his first State of the State address, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a ‘data dividend’ drawn from the profits of technology companies to allow Californians to “share in the wealth that is created from their data.” California manufacturers should monitor the development of this closely to ensure that they do not find themselves required to pay into a fund to mitiga ... » More
Michael Shaw

Wildfire response continues to ride high on legislative agenda

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 8, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

One of the predominant issues of 2018 has returned as a significant agenda item for the new administration and new legislative session. California’s response to massive wildfires that may or may not have been the responsibility of the state’s electric utilities remains high on the minds of elected officials focused on victims affected by the fires, actions to reduce the risk of tho ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Senate commerce committee announces hearing to establish federal internet privacy regulations

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 8, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On February 8, the Senate Commerce Committee announced that it would be holding a hearing on “Policy Principles for a Federal Data Privacy Framework in the United States” on February 27. The chair of the Committee, Senator Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi), stated that this hearing would be the first step towards a bipartisan privacy bill. California manufacturers – as both use ... » More

More Recent Capitol Updates


» Governor Newsom’s proposed ‘Data Dividend’ could implicate manufacturers Feb. 15, 2019
» Wildfire response continues to ride high on legislative agenda Feb. 8, 2019
» Senate commerce committee announces hearing to establish federal internet privacy regulations Feb. 8, 2019

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