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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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Headlines
California becomes first state to ban plastic bags - Sept. 30, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on ...  Fenit Niapril in the San Francisco Chron.

Community colleges can offer bachelorís - Sept. 30, 2014
More than a dozen community colleges will be able to offer bachelorís degrees in the next few years ...  Michelle Maitre in the ED Source

Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds - Sept. 30, 2014
Businesses in Southern California are increasingly optimistic, with most expecting better revenue ...  Tiffany Hsu in the L.A. Times

California's drought linked to greenhouse gas, climate change in Stanford study - Sept. 30, 2014
The stubborn high-pressure systems that block California rains are linked to the abundance of ...  LIsa Kreiger in the San Jose Merc. News

California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link (Sep. 29) - Sept. 30, 2014
Global warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot ...  Bettina Boxall in the L.A. Times

CMTA Capitol Updates
Field poll: support up for $7.5 billion state water bond

The latest Field Poll of 467 voters likely to vote on the November ballot asked about support ...  Sept. 26, 2014 update

Historic water legislation signed

Last week, Governor Brown signed a package of groundwater legislation that included three ...  Sept. 26, 2014 update

Job-based health premiums increasing

In a nationwide employer health benefits survey of more than 2,000 businesses by the Kaiser ...  Sept. 26, 2014 update