Legwatch 2013-14




Assembly Floor

Source: California Target Book


Manufacturers in this district


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Manufacturers' legislative scorecard
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2011-12: 22% (5-18) OVERALL: 22% (5-18)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
2012 votes
AB 1062 - Public social services YES
AB 1500 - Corporation taxes: apportionment: single sales factor: Middle Class Scholarship Fund YES
AB 1990 - Renewable energy resources: renewable feed-in tariff set aside for most impacted and disadvantaged communities YES
AB 2439 - Corporation taxes: disclosure YES
SB 1118 - Solid waste: used mattresses: recycling and recovery YES
SB 1161 - Communications: Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications service NO
SB 1402 - Economic development: California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program
SB 1458 - School Accountability: Academic Performance Index
SB 535 - California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund YES
SB 568 - Polystyrene Food Containers YES
SB 863 - Workers' compensation
SB 965 - State and local government NO
2011 votes
AB 559 - Civil actions: costs YES
AB 1155 - Workers’ compensation. YES
SB 202 - Elections: ballot measures YES
SB 116 - Income taxes: exclusions: deductions: sales YES
AB 1062 - Arbitration: appeals YES
AB 1319 - Product safety: bisphenol A YES
AB 724 - Clean Energy Jobs and Investment Act YES
SB 508 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative time period YES
SB 547 - Public school performance accountability
SB 617 - State government: financial and administrative accountability
SBX1 2 - Energy: renewable energy resources YES
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Charging for paper bags isn't justified (Aug. 25) - Aug. 26, 2014
There's logic missing in the battle of bags now raging in the California Legislature. Flimsy ...  George Skelton in the L.A. Times

California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses (Aug. 25) - Aug. 26, 2014
When California rolled out a $750-million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many ...  Chris Krikham in the L.A. Times

No easy answers on “career readiness” (Aug. 24) - Aug. 26, 2014
The “career” piece of “college and career readiness” continues to challenge the state advisory ...  Michelle Maitre in the ED Source

Time running out for California water bill (Aug. 24) - Aug. 26, 2014
Secret negotiations over a California water bill are nearing a make-or-break moment, after a long, ...  Michael Doyle in the Sacramento Bee

Plastic bag ban falls short in California Assembly - Aug. 26, 2014
A proposed statewide ban on single-use plastic bags stalled in the Assembly on Monday after failing ...  Melanie Mason Patrick McGreevy in the L.A. Times

CMTA Capitol Updates
Student financial aid reform bill heads to the Governor

On Wednesday, the Legislature passed and sent the Governor  Aug. 28, 2014 update

Compromise reached in sacred sites bill

A measure regarding CEQA and sacred sites,  Aug. 28, 2014 update

Back and forth on 'Fuels under the Cap'

Senate Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) wrote a letter to ...  Aug. 28, 2014 update