Nicole Rice

CMTA sponsors bill to sustain CTE funding

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 24, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Next week, both the state Assembly and Senate subcommittees on education finance will meet to discuss the details of Governor Brown’s 2017-2018 education budget proposal. Part of the agenda will certainly be an overview of the funding for career technical training programs that includes the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG). The CTEIG was established in 2015 ... » More
Shaina Brown

Product labeling bills introduced

By Shaina Brown, Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 24, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

After the 2017 bill introduction deadline, nearly 2,500 bills were introduced, which sets a record for the most bills introduced in a single year. As CMTA policy committees move forward identifying priorities and building coalitions, themes have begun to emerge. Of particular note and interest to the Environmental Quality Committee is a group of bills that address produ ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Autonomous vehicle insurance issues

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 24, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On March 8, the Senate Insurance Committee, chaired by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), will be holding an oversight hearing discussing “Autonomous Vehicles and Auto Insurance in California: How Will Consumers Be Protected.” This hearing follows the legislature’s increasing interest in shaping the emerging autonomous vehicles industry in California. The impact of t ... » More
Gino DiCaro

Fed Update: NAM discusses deregulation, tax reform

By Gino DiCaro, VP, Communications

Capitol Update, Feb. 23, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons discussed regulatory reform and tax reform on CNBC this week. On regulations, Timmons said there are two issues. The first is “the issue of looking at the regulations on the books right now” and figuring out which ones need to be tweaked. The other issue, Timmons said, is the process: “h ... » More

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» Product labeling bills introduced Feb. 24, 2017
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» 2030 climate change scoping plan delayed Feb. 17, 2017
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