PRESS RELEASE: CMTA Releases 2017 Manufacturing Vote Record for California Legislature

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Nov. 14, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Sacramento, CA – Today the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) released its 2017 Manufacturing Vote Record for the state's 120 legislators. It identifies action taken this year on the sector’s most important floor votes in the Assembly and Senate. You can download the 2017 Manufacturing Vote Record here, showing that 44 legislators, including Democra ... » More
Shaina Brown

Industry Coalition requests invitation to OPC workshop

By Shaina Brown, Policy Director

Capitol Update, Nov. 13, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last week, a large industry coalition requested an invitation to an upcoming workshop hosted by the Ocean Protection Council (OPC) to discuss the California Ocean Litter Prevention Strategy, which was originally developed in 2008. CMTA and other industry groups share concern with the current public process being used by the OPC, as this second “public” workshop is ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Legislative Analyst’s Office report recommends ending California Competes program

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Nov. 3, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On October 31, the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released a report evaluating the effectiveness of the California Competes tax credit. Established in 2013 as part of a deal restructuring California’s Enterprise Zone program into other strategies for economic development, the California Competes program awards tax credits through the Governor’s Office of Business a ... » More
Michael Shaw

CARB releases 2017 Scoping Plan update

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Nov. 3, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Late last week the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the latest draft of the 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan that outlines how California will achieve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals in 2030. Passed in 2016, SB 32 requires CARB to reduce GHG emissions to 40 percent below 1990 emission levels by 2030. The latest draft of the Scoping Plan makes significa ... » More

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