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


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Environmental concerns over oil-by-rail project could impact California gas prices (Jul. 23) - July 24, 2014
An oil-by-rail project that could lower California gas prices and reduce the state’s reliance on ...  Kevin Smith in the The Sun

Sugar tax makes it to S.F. ballot in narrow vote (Jul. 23) - July 24, 2014
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Coding classes: Students, dogged teachers overcome obstacles to add computer science classes (Jul. 22) - July 24, 2014
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New survey: Public likes carbon taxes, with caveats (Jul. 23) - July 24, 2014
Despite their hostility to new taxes that they might have to pay themselves, a sizable majority of ...  John Healy in the L.A. Times

CMTA Capitol Updates
President Obama signs federal workforce development reform bill

President Barack Obama signed into law the first legislative reform of the ...  July 25, 2014 update

Major changes in air permits on the horizon

California’s Office of Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has revised its “Health ...  July 25, 2014 update

Corporate disclosure for Cap-and-Trade needs fixing

This week a dozen companies and associations, including CMTA, told Air Resources Board (ARB) ...  July 25, 2014 update