Introducing the ‘Making California' Agenda

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, March 5, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA is working with policymakers that understand the importance of the manufacturing industry’s priorities of workforce development and a competitive environment for economic development.  California manufacturing growth will lead to a strong economy that can promise a pathway to the middle class for many working families. California Council ... » More

Manufacturers' Policy Priorities for 2019: Workforce Development and Economic Development

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Feb. 26, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA is beginning the new legislative year with an advocacy strategy that re-emphasizes to the Legislature and the new Administration how central the state’s manufacturing industry is to turning the California dream of prosperity and the opportunities of a middle class life into a promise. We are working to center the conversation around two key issues for our industry: Building midd ... » More
Dawn Koepke

Green chemistry back in the spotlight

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, Feb. 15, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last week the Senate Environmental Quality and Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committees held a joint hearing regarding the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) Safer Consumer Products Program and overall green chemistry efforts in California. The hearing also provided a forum for Dr. Gina Solomon of the Public Health Institute, formerly with the Californ ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Governor Newsom’s proposed ‘Data Dividend’ could implicate manufacturers

By Jarrell Cook, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 15, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

In his first State of the State address, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a ‘data dividend’ drawn from the profits of technology companies to allow Californians to “share in the wealth that is created from their data.” California manufacturers should monitor the development of this closely to ensure that they do not find themselves required to pay into a fund to mitiga ... » More
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