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    CalChamber Advocacy | By Adam Regele

    Opposition from a California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition of groups has stopped a job killer bill that would have impeded housing construction and harmed the state’s economic recovery.

    SB 950 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) sought to expand existing requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) by adding costly new mandates that would have burdened local agencies, added substantial time and costs to the CEQA process, and provided project opponents with new legal arguments to delay or block housing and other projects.

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