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Manufacturers' legislative scorecard
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2011-12: 46% (11-13) 2009-10: 20% (2-8) 2007-08: 13% (4-27)OVERALL: 26% (17-48)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
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2013 votes
AB 10 - Minimum wage YES
AB 1165 - Cal OSHA abatement YES
AB 12 - Regulatory reform / implementation
YES
AB 327 - Net Energy metering and RPS YES
AB 93 / SB 90 - Sales tax exemption
YES
SB 118 - workforce development
YES
SB 54 - Risk management / labor union apprenticeship work YES
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
Abstained
AB 2439 - Corporation taxes: disclosure
Abstained
SB 1118 - Solid waste: used mattresses: recycling and recovery
Abstained
SB 1161 - Communications: Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications service
YES
SB 1402 - Economic development: California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program
YES
SB 1458 - School Accountability: Academic Performance Index
YES
SB 1458 - School Accountability: Academic Performance Index
YES
SB 535 - California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund YES
SB 568 - Polystyrene Food Containers YES
SB 863 - Workers' compensation
YES
SB 965 - State and local government
YES
2011 votes
AB 1062 - Arbitration: appeals YES
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 724 - Clean Energy Jobs and Investment Act YES
SB 508 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative time period YES
AB 1319 - Product safety: bisphenol A YES
SB 547 - Public school performance accountability
YES
SBX1 2 - Energy: renewable energy resources YES
SB 617 - State government: financial and administrative accountability
YES
2010 votes
AB 1998 - Solid waste: single-use carryout bags. YES
AB 2446 - Graduation requirements
YES
SB 1391 - Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture YES
AB 1405 - AB 32 Community Benefits Fund YES
AB 737 - Solid waste: diversion YES
SB 657 - Anti-Human Trafficking Corporate Policy Mandate YES
AB 2738 - Regulations: agency statement of reasons
YES
AB 569 - Meal periods: exemption YES
SB 1272 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative limitations YES
AB 2666 - Corporation taxes: Franchise Tax Board: tax expenditures: Reporting Transparency in Government Internet Web site. YES
2008 votes
AB 1946 - Water Quality Enforcement YES
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 1608 - Disabled Persons: Equal Access Rights
YES
SB 1717 - Permanent Partial Disability Benefits 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 1673 - Manufacturer's Rebates   Mandate YES
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage YES
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage YES
AB 1618 - Corporate Interest Expense Deduction YES
AB 537 - Family and Medical Leave YES
AB 1045 - Working Conditions YES
AB 1108 - Phthalates in Children's Products YES
SB 727 - Family Leave   Grandparents, Siblings and Grandchildren YES
SB 936 - Permanent Disability Schedule YES
SB 836 - Fair Employment   Familial Status YES
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Articles

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» IMAGE - Dorothy Rothrock at CMTA logo 20141218 Dec. 19, 2014
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Headlines
Money flows in plastic bag fight (Dec. 6) - Dec. 8, 2014
With California’s law banning plastic bags on hold, the plastic bag industry and its allies already ...  Dorothy Mills-Gregg in the Capitol Weekly

Reports highlight job losses, low wages in Southern California (Dec. 3) - Dec. 4, 2014
Southern California’s economic growth has been hampered by a lack of education and low-paying ...  Kevin Smith in the L.A. Daily News

State's gasoline use is on the rise (Dec. 2) - Dec. 4, 2014
Next year's gasoline prices will reflect new expenses from California's cap-and-trade system for ...  Morgan Lee in the San Diego U-T

Proposed environmental rules could help cities reduce car use (Dec. 1) - Dec. 4, 2014
California is about to overhaul the way it measures the impact of new residential and commercial ...  Editorial in the L.A. Times

2015 Labor & Employment Law Update for California Employers (Dec. 2) - Dec. 4, 2014
AB 1522, the "Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014," requires California employers to ...  Staff in the National Law Review

CMTA Capitol Updates
CMTA Staff Appointed to Community College Workforce Education Taskforce

Workforce education continues rise in its level of importance for California manufacturers ...  Dec. 18, 2014 update

ARB Postpones Sustainable Freight Initiative Program

In January of 2014, the California Air Resources Board announced that they were embarking on ...  Dec. 18, 2014 update

Legislative Committee Chairs Announced

The state Senate and Assembly leadership have announced their committee chairs for the ...  Dec. 18, 2014 update