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

  • Census deadline approaches September 15, 2020
    The unremitting pandemic and economic crises of 2020 have overshadowed what would normally have been a dominant event of community action: the decennial census. Most of you are probably generally aware of the census, but few of you likely know that the census will conclude at the end of this month. The census is more […]
  • Legislative Fumble September 10, 2020
    The California Legislature fumbled a chance to boost economic recovery in the state by choosing the easy path: business-as-usual.  Facing the three horsemen of the CApocalypse – pandemic, economic collapse, and social unrest – the Legislature instead took refuge in the warm embrace of its special interests, legislating as if millions of residents weren’t jobless […]
  • Legislators Gotta Legislate August 20, 2020
    Despite their leaders’ vow to concentrate their attention on the pandemic and economic crises, it’s business-as-usual at the California Legislature.  In early Spring, the Legislature had good reason to give the full measure of their focus to the state’s worst modern health crisis and economic freefall. Legislators scrambled their schedule, going on hiatus for two […]
  • The People’s Voice: Coronavirus Edition August 11, 2020
    California voters are understandably anxious about the health and economic crises facing families and workplaces. CalChamber commissioned a brief survey to better understand how voters want state leaders to address key economic issues as the clock ticks down on the 2020 Legislative session.  The chilling events over the past three months have moved California voters […]
  • How to sabotage a recovery: Raise taxes August 5, 2020
    Even before Covid-19, many Californians were struggling with the high cost of living here. The long-time willingness of many Californians to pay the “sunshine tax” premium for living in a state with great weather, universities, entrepreneurial culture, and lifestyle has eroded in the face of high costs of daily life.    Things have gone from bad […]



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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.