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    Monday, May 22, 2017
    This week at the capitol, there are seventeen bills that will reach their respective committees and/or the senate and assembly floors. The North Orange County Chamber has expressed support and/or opposition to each of them and has provided opportunities for business leaders to send letters opposing these bills. More information and the links to send in a letter are below. SUPPORT AB 912 ...read more
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    Monday, May 15, 2017
    This week at the capitol, there are seven bills that will reach their respective committees and/or the senate and assembly floors. The North Orange County Chamber has expressed opposition to each of them and has provided opportunities for business leaders to send letters opposing these bills. More information and the links to send in a letter are below. OPPOSE SB 538 (Monning; D-Carmel) ...read more
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    Friday, May 12, 2017
    The North Orange County Chamber of Commerce has identified several bills as job killers that would have a negative impact on California’s economy if they become law. To view those bills and learn more about the impact that they could have on the California economy visit Job Killers Overview & Top Stories Sample letters to legislators are available at www.calchambervotes.com .
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    As the state's economic recovery stretches into an eighth year - two years short of the longest on record - and with increasing uncertainty from Washington, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today released a revised state budget that continues to plan for tougher times ahead, while maintaining spending on core programs such as education and child care. "Over the past four years, we have ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    Opposition from the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce (NOCC), CalChamber, and the business community helped to stop two job killer bills in their policy committees this week. AB 479 (Gonzalez Fletcher; D-San Diego) would have exempted feminine sanitary products and infant diapers from sales tax and instead raised the excise tax on alcoholic products to offset the cost of exempting these ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Legislative and Advocacy
    Friday, May 05, 2017
    Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in the additional counties of Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Inyo, Modoc and Mono following the amendment to President Trump’s March 16, 2017, major disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occurred Jan. 18-23, 2017, announced ...read more
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