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    January 15, 2019
     ,  CalChamber
    We are in extraordinary times right now, but that is punctuated by a lot of uncertainty, California Finance Director Keely Martin Bosler commented yesterday to a luncheon audience of more than 100 business leaders at the California Chamber of Commerce. Highlights of the presentation are included in the latest CalChamber Capitol Report video.

    With an easy manner but commanding the details, Bosler covered five areas in Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal of interest to the business community: budget resilience, education, paid family leave, housing, and federal tax conformity.

    ‘Budget Resiliency’

    “… the up and down of the stock market toward the end of the year and into the new year, as well as the federal shut down and everything that’s happening Washington, D.C.—all of those things give myself and my economist and those who forecast my revenues some pause about what we are going to see in the future,” Director Bosler told the luncheon group as a preface to her presentation.  Read More