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: 57% (13-10) 2009-10: 73% (8-3) OVERALL: 62% (21-13)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
2012 votes
AB 1062 - Public social services
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
SB 1161 - Communications: Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications service
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
SB 568 - Polystyrene Food Containers
SB 863 - Workers' compensation
SB 965 - State and local government
2011 votes
AB 559 - Civil actions: costs YES
AB 1155 - Workers’ compensation. YES
SB 202 - Elections: ballot measures
SB 116 - Income taxes: exclusions: deductions: sales YES
AB 1062 - Arbitration: appeals
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
2010 votes
AB 1405 - AB 32 Community Benefits Fund
AB 2446 - Graduation requirements
AB 737 - Solid waste: diversion
SB 722 - Utilities: renewable energy resources. YES
AB 2738 - Regulations: agency statement of reasons
AB 569 - Meal periods: exemption YES
SB 657 - Anti-Human Trafficking Corporate Policy Mandate
AB 2666 - Corporation taxes: Franchise Tax Board: tax expenditures: Reporting Transparency in Government Internet Web site.
SB 1391 - Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture
SB 1272 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative limitations YES
AB 1998 - Solid waste: single-use carryout bags.
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Obama’s Punt on Renewable Fuel Sets Up Fights in Court, Congress - Nov. 24, 2014
The Obama administration’s decision to put off this year’s quotas for using renewable fuels sets up ...  Mark Drajem and Mario Parker in the Bloomberg News

California adds 41,500 jobs; unemployment rate holds at 7.3% (Nov. 21) - Nov. 24, 2014
The state’s labor force is growing, with 88,500 more people working or willing to work compared to ...  Tiffany Hsu in the L.A. Times

Use cap-and-trade revenue to lower business tax rates (Nov. 23) - Nov. 24, 2014
In 2006, California adopted Assembly Bill 32 to restrict greenhouse gas emissions. It gave to the ...  Tom Campbell in the L.A. Times

CMTA Capitol Updates
Fed Update from NAM: New ozone regulation jeopardizes manufacturing comeback

Today the National Association of Manufacturers President Jay Timmons penned the following ...  Nov. 26, 2014 update

State revenue picture looking brighter, but more taxes on the horizon

As the skies have opened in Sacramento to provide some much needed water, a  Nov. 21, 2014 update

California secures waiver from a UI tax increase

California employers will avoid a sizeable increase in their federal unemployment insurance ...  Nov. 21, 2014 update