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Manufacturers' legislative scorecard
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2009-10: 18% (2-9) 2007-08: 18% (6-27)2005-06: 0% (0-24)OVERALL: 12% (8-60)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
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votes
2010 votes
AB 1405 - AB 32 Community Benefits Fund YES
AB 2446 - Graduation requirements
YES
AB 737 - Solid waste: diversion YES
SB 722 - Utilities: renewable energy resources. YES
AB 2738 - Regulations: agency statement of reasons
YES
AB 569 - Meal periods: exemption YES
SB 657 - Anti-Human Trafficking Corporate Policy Mandate YES
AB 2666 - Corporation taxes: Franchise Tax Board: tax expenditures: Reporting Transparency in Government Internet Web site. YES
SB 1391 - Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture YES
SB 1272 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative limitations YES
AB 1998 - Solid waste: single-use carryout bags. YES
2008 votes
AB 1946 - Water Quality Enforcement
Abstained
AB 1946 - Water Quality Enforcement
Abstained
AB 2279 - Medical Marijuana   Employment Discrimination YES
AB 2386 - Agricultural Employee Card Check YES
AB 2547 - Oil Spill Prevention and Response YES
AB 2648 - CTE
YES
AB 2855 - CTE, Partnership Academies, Green Tech & Goods Movement
YES
AB 2944 - Corporate Director's Duties YES
AB 2947 - Anti-Arbitration   Elder Abuse YES
AB 2969 - Medical Treatment Utilization Reviews YES
AB 437 - Employer Liability Expansion YES
SB 1113 - Attorneys Fees & Costs YES
SB 1115 - Permanent Disability Reports   Apportionment YES
SB 1161 - Cleanup of Petroleum Underground Storage Tanks
YES
SB 1313 - Product Safety   Perfluorochemicals YES
SB 1338 - Pre-Designation of Physician YES
SB 1338 - Pre-Designation of Physician YES
SB 1608 - Disabled Persons: Equal Access Rights
YES
SB 1717 - Permanent Partial Disability Benefits YES
SB 1762 - Climate Change Institute YES
SB 375 - Regional Planning YES
SB 974 - Port Container Fees YES
2007 votes
AB 1045 - Working Conditions YES
AB 1045 - Working Conditions YES
AB 1673 - Manufacturer's Rebates   Mandate YES
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage YES
SB 936 - Permanent Disability Schedule YES
SB 836 - Fair Employment   Familial Status YES
SB 836 - Fair Employment   Familial Status YES
SB 727 - Family Leave   Grandparents, Siblings and Grandchildren YES
AB 1108 - Phthalates in Children's Products YES
AB 537 - Family and Medical Leave YES
AB 1618 - Corporate Interest Expense Deduction YES
2006 votes
AB 1835 - Minimum Wage Increase YES
AB 2593 - Meal and Rest Periods   Transportation Industry YES
AB 2778 - Self-Generation Incentive Program YES
AB 32 - Mandatory Cap on California Greenhouse Gas Emissions YES
SB 1368 - Electricity   Emissions of Greenhouse Gases YES
SB 927 - Ports   Container Fees YES
SB 1414 - Fair Share Health Care Act YES
SB 1414 - Fair Share Health Care Act YES
SB 1737 - Consumer Rebate Regulation YES
SB 1737 - Consumer Rebate Regulation YES
SB 815 - Permanent Disability YES
SB 1489 - AG Attorney's Fees YES
2005 votes
AB 1698 - Dependent Health Care Insurance YES
SB 426 - LNG permitting YES
SB 600 - Biomonitoring YES
SB 109 - Air Quality Violations   Prosecutions YES
SB 174 - Minimum Wage YES
SB 484 - Cosmetics   Chronic Health Effects YES
SB 1023 - Workers' Compensation   Enforcement Penalties YES
AB 1700 - Confidential Settlements YES
AB 48 - Minimum Wage YES
AB 391 - Unemployment Compensation: Locked-Out Workers YES
AB 815 - Occupational Safety and Health YES
AB 153 - Courts - AG YES
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New survey: Public likes carbon taxes, with caveats - July 23, 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

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