Gino DiCaro

RELEASE: Gov. appoints CMTA manufacturing advocate to Workforce Development Board

By Gino DiCaro, Vice President, Communications

Capitol Update, Jan. 17, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Last week Gov. Jerry Brown appointed California Manufacturers & Technology Association's (CMTA) director of labor and workforce policy Nicole Rice to the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB). The CWDB assists the Governor in setting and guiding policy in the area of workforce development and performing the duties and responsibilities required by the federal Workfor ... » More
Michael Shaw

Governor Brown proposes cap and trade extension

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Jan. 13, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

In his proposed 2017-18 budget Governor Jerry Brown plans to spend $2.2 billion out of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) for various programs designed to reduce GHG emissions from a number of sources. However, legislators cannot start to count their chickens yet as the Governor makes spending the funds contingent on legislation that he will propose to extend the Cap-and-Trade progr ... » More
Nicole Rice

CTE in the budget

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Jan. 13, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) will receive its final funding appropriation next fiscal year, as proposed by Governor Brown in the 2017-2018 State Budget plan. The CTEIG was created in 2015 to provide local educational agencies the resources necessary to continue provision of critical career training programs during the early implementation of the state’s n ... » More

Smart devices and issues of privacy

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Jan. 13, 2017 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Manufacturers following the headlines may be aware of smart devices making the news recently. High profile cases involving popular devices tend to spur lawmakers into action. Manufacturers producing these smart devices should be on alert for potential responsibilities to protect consumer privacy and other legal liabilities imposed by the legislature. Manufacturers using connect ... » More

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» Governor Brown proposes cap and trade extension Jan. 13, 2017
» CTE in the budget Jan. 13, 2017
» Smart devices and issues of privacy Jan. 13, 2017
» CMTA on the Manufacturing Advocate podcast Jan. 12, 2017

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