Michael Shaw

2030 climate change scoping plan delayed

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 17, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

In response to criticism from environmental justice and industry groups regarding the speed at which ARB was moving to adopt the 2030 Scoping Plan, the Board moved during Thursday’s board meeting (February 16th) to delay adoption of the Scoping Plan from April to their June board hearing. It also appears that some legislators contacted ARB to ask that they delay adoption as t ... » More
Nicole Rice

Governor Fills Management Representative Position on the Cal/OSHA Standard Board

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 17, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Ms. Chris Laszcz-Davis to the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board as the newest management representative.  The position has been vacant for some time with the passing of the previous seat holder, so her appointment was welcomed news.  As Founder and Principal at the Environmental Quality Organization LLC since 2002, M ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Assembly hears about drug costs for public and private payers

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 17, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Assembly Committee on Health, chaired by Assembly Member Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), held the second of its series of hearings, titled the “Impact of Rising Drug Costs on Public and Private Payers.” The meeting is a follow up to the October 31, 2016 hearing, “Understanding the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: What is Driving Up the Cost of Drugs.” The hearing broug ... » More
Shaina Brown

Hazardous waste facilities are focus of 2017 legislative session

By Shaina Brown, Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 17, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The last day for bills to be introduced was Friday, February 17th and there was a flurry of activity over at the Capitol. Of note to manufacturers tracking environmental legislation is a set of bills in the Assembly regarding hazardous waste facility permits. CMTA is tracking the following pieces of legislation: AB 245 (Gomez - D) This bill would require the Department of Tox ... » More

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» Governor Fills Management Representative Position on the Cal/OSHA Standard Board Feb. 17, 2017
» Assembly hears about drug costs for public and private payers Feb. 17, 2017
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