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
View scorecard for all legislators here


» IMAGES of Jack's retirement reception 20141029 Oct. 30, 2014
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CMTA Capitol Updates
Soda taxes on state and local agendas

Calls for soda taxes are growing across California from the State Capitol to a number of ...  Oct. 30, 2014 update

Parcel taxes to gain more oversight

Governor Jerry Brown signed several tax-related measures this year that will ...  Oct. 30, 2014 update

CMTA President Stewart retiring, handing reigns to Rothrock

Below are a few pictures from Jack Stewart's retirement reception held this week at the ...  Oct. 30, 2014 update