Michael Shaw

The sky is the limit . . . Or is it?

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 16, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On February 6th, the most powerful rocket in service today took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but this Sunshine State launch has its roots in the Golden State with California-based SpaceX. California has long held the leadership reins on the aerospace industry following World War II with CMTA members, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman amongst many other ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Assembly Member Levine introduces sweeping bill to create a state agency to regulate data

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 16, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On February 12th, Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-Marin County) introduced AB 2182, which would create a massive new state agency – the California Data Protection Authority (CDPA) – to regulate all companies that own, license, maintain or otherwise use the personal information of California residents. The proposed legislation does not specify the scope of the CDPA&rsquo ... » More
Shaina Brown

Assemblymember Blanca Rubio attends environmental issues coalition, Thursday Group

By Shaina Brown, Policy Director

Capitol Update, Feb. 16, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last Thursday, February 15th, Assemblymember Blanca Rubio (D-West Covina) attended the Thursday Group meeting, sharing her insights from her first year in office, legislative priorities for 2018, and a general openness for working with the business community. In her freshman year, Rubio proved to be helpful on water issues and, according to “CMTA’s 2017 Manufacturing Vote Record”, voted ... » More
Michael Shaw

Utility regulator delays decision to halt new natural gas service connections again

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Feb. 14, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On February 8th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) delayed for the second month running a proposal to impose a moratorium on new natural gas service connections for commercial and industrial customers allowing potentially hundreds of planned connections to go forward. The moratorium was set to run through the end of March. In late December, the CPUC proposed to direct t ... » More

More Recent Capitol Updates


» Assembly Member Levine introduces sweeping bill to create a state agency to regulate data Feb. 16, 2018
» Assemblymember Blanca Rubio attends environmental issues coalition, Thursday Group Feb. 16, 2018
» Utility regulator delays decision to halt new natural gas service connections again Feb. 14, 2018
» Legislation jeopardizing trade secrets fails to advance Feb. 14, 2018
» LAO releases analysis of the split roll ballot initiative Feb. 14, 2018
» Legislators discuss merit of a virtual community college Feb. 14, 2018

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