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

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RSS Loren Kaye on Fox & Hounds

  • 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 […]
  • CalChamber Poll Finds Voters’ Concerns at Odds with Political Leaders November 1, 2017
    Californians are anxious. The economy is growing, the state budget is balanced and the rains have resumed. Yet California voters are apprehensive about the future. They worry that state leaders are not addressing the issues that truly concern them, according to the third annual CalChamber Poll. For the first time in three years of polling, […]
  • Plaintiffs’ lawyers appreciate Legislature’s data dump September 21, 2017
    In a recent article about a job-killing bill that threatens more workplace litigation, CalChamber’s Jennifer Barrera and the internet trade association ComTIA’s Kara Bush stated, “By using the smokescreen of transparency, the bill author and her plaintiffs’ attorneys allies aim to unravel the carefully structured compromise. In effect, the legislation would require employers to serve up reams of data […]
  • Think long before regulating the internet September 15, 2017
    Don’t look now but California wants to regulate your internet. What could go wrong? Consumers are rightfully concerned about data security and personal privacy. Data breaches, hacking and poor personal security practices have compromised internet users’ financial and personal information. Large majorities of Americans want to improve their control over their own personal information. But […]



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