Michael Shaw

ARB holds another cap-and-trade workshop on AB 398 changes

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, June 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

When AB 398 passed the Legislature and was signed by the Governor last year, CMTA knew that the work was barely half done because implementation is where the rubber meets the road. And here we are. With the goal of fully implementing the changes contained in AB 398, manufacturers and other cap-and-trade supporting industry groups challenged the Air Resources Board (ARB) to get ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Bill to give union representatives evidentiary privileges to be heard in committee

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, June 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

AB 3121 by Assembly Member Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) is set to be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 19. The bill would expand the evidentiary privileges given to attorneys and physicians to union agents when they are conversing with employees of a company represented by their union. AB 3121 would make both the union agent and employee the holder of the privilege, allowing t ... » More

Water conservation bills affecting CII sector signed into law

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, June 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Governor Brown recently signed SB 606 (Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys) and AB 1668 (Laura Friedman, D-Burbank), which build upon the state’s ongoing efforts to “make conservation a California way of life.” As a package, the bills establish guidelines for efficient water use and a framework to implement and oversee water use efficiency standards among wat ... » More
Nicole Rice

Senate names new Labor Committee chair

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, June 18, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) announced that Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) will take over as Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee during her latest release of committee membership changes. He replaces Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), who served as the transitional chair during the recent Senate leadership switch, and Senator Stev ... » More

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» Bill to give union representatives evidentiary privileges to be heard in committee June 18, 2018
» Water conservation bills affecting CII sector signed into law June 18, 2018
» Senate names new Labor Committee chair June 18, 2018

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