The California Foundation for Commerce and Education is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the California business climate and private enterprise through:

•education of the public and policy makers on the virtues of private enterprise, educational attainment, and a strong economic base;

• accurate, impartial and objective research and analysis of public policy issues of interest to the California business and public policy communities; and

• education and outreach efforts in support of the research and public policy findings and recommendations.

RSS Loren Kaye on Fox & Hounds

  • Achieving Economic Growth and Upward Moblity February 16, 2018
    2018 is a transition year in California politics and public policy. Voters will elect a new Governor, replace at least seven constitutional officers and seat at least ten new members of the Legislature. Practicing direct democracy, voters will decide in November on as many as 20 ballot measures influencing the political and economic climate. But […]
  • New partnership for youth employment and opportunity launched February 14, 2018
    The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance have launched a new California network of employer associations committed to advancing youth opportunities and reducing youth unemployment. The lead organizations, CalChamber and Linked Learning Alliance, bring together six local employer organizations for the network: the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Oxnard Chamber of […]
  • Court of Appeal Upholds Strict Regulatory Review Mandate February 6, 2018
    State agencies must take seriously the requirement to conduct a timely, accurate economic analysis of major regulations, according to a recently-released opinion by the 5th District Court of Appeal. In a unanimous opinion upholding the trial court, the appellate justices found that the final economic impact analysis used in rulemaking must be based on evidence, as must […]
  • Housing shortage biggest threat to California’s growth December 13, 2017
    The overall California economy is humming along quite nicely, and even though we may be overdue for a turn in the business cycle, there are few indications of the threats to economic growth that usually precede a downturn. Parts of the Bay Area and Southern California are beyond full employment, which means some California regions […]
  • CalChamber poll finds voters open to a middle lane November 8, 2017
    Last week in this space we summarized the findings of the Third Annual CalChamber Poll, which found California voters generally anxious about the future. Voters are very concerned about the cost of living – especially as it might affect the ability of their children to live in California. They cite the cost of housing, taxes and […]



Loren Kaye

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The California Foundation for Commerce and Education is a think tank affiliated with CalChamber. A 501(c)(3) organization, the Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocate for private enterprise and the market economy.