Gino DiCaro

New poll explores opinions on expanding state's efforts to address climate change

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, Aug. 27, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The California Business Roundtable this week released the results of a new statewide survey to gauge Californians opinions on climate change and the current climate change legislation including Senate Bill 350. This survey expanded upon other recent public polling on climate change  by examining the attitudes of 1,000 registered voters regarding the potential costs of these polici ... » More
Gino DiCaro

Registering employees to vote is easy and critical to MFG success in CA

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, Aug. 26, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

One key step to ensuring the manufacturing voice is heard is encouraging your employees to engage, and helping to facilitate their participation, by promoting voter registration.  People fail to vote for a lot of reasons -- lack of awareness, apathy, confusion, or the belief that “my vote won’t make a difference.”  No matter how well we educate and motivate o ... » More
Michael Shaw

Climate change legislation rolls forward

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Aug. 21, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Legislators came back to Sacramento for the final push of this legislative year. On the docket are major bills that threaten to increase your energy and fuel costs under the guise of fighting global climate change. As written today, SB 32 by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) and SB 350 by Senator Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) further isolates California from the rest of the nation making o ... » More
Mike Rogge

BPA dilemma for many industries

By Mike Rogge, Policy Director - Environmental Quality

Capitol Update, Aug. 21, 2015 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

In May of this year, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that it was adding bisphenol A (BPA) to its list of products requiring labeling under Proposition 65. It was being included based on the authoritative body mechanism after its Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee&rsquo ... » More

More Recent Capitol Updates


» Registering employees to vote is easy and critical to MFG success in CA Aug. 26, 2015
» Climate change legislation rolls forward Aug. 21, 2015
» BPA dilemma for many industries Aug. 21, 2015
» Task force finalizes workforce skills recommendations Aug. 21, 2015
» Manufacturing Day is Our Day! -- October 2nd Aug. 18, 2015

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