STATEMENT on Gov. Newsom's Proposed Budget

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Jan. 10, 2020 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA President Lance Hastings made the following statement today on Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed 2020-2021 Budget: "Manufacturers appreciate Gov. Gavin Newsom’s commitment to California’s reserves and rainy day fund among the many spending priorities in our State Budget. With a growing skills challenge and the fast pace of innovation and technology in manufacturin ... » More

New laws impacting MFG in 2020, and a minimum wage increase

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Dec. 19, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

A new year means new changes in California law with the enactment of bills from the 2019 Legislative Session. Overall, your Government Relations Team was successful in maintaining a competitive environment for manufacturers in the state, however there are significant changes on the horizon for 2020 that will have an impact on your operations. Below is a list of CMTA’s most impactf ... » More

Don't miss CMTA's 2020 Legislative Open House!

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Dec. 18, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The manufacturers will welcome back the California Legislature to the 2019 Session on January 22nd at an Open House reception at CMTA’s offices. Last year’s Open House had more than 150 attendees, including more than 30 legislators and several appointed officials from the Administration. This year we will also showcase the next generation of training for manufacturing with ... » More

Bishop Wisecarver makes big impact at Future of Work Commission

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Dec. 16, 2019 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On December 12, in Los Angeles, CMTA's past Chairwoman Pamela Kan of Bishop-Wisecarver painted a crystal clear picture of what her company goes through to train workers, keep growing her operations and compete in today's tight global markets.  "Let us grow," Kan opined when asked about challenges. "That's how I pay more and hire more workers." " ... » More
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