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The comments on the AB 32 Scoping Plan Update (SPU) (Capitol update article 5/1/14)
Dr Robert Stavins of Harvard University report “Beyond AB 32: Post-2020 Climate Policy for California” (Capitol Update article 5/1/14)

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Nicole Rice banner -- "Education & Workforce Development Issues for Manufacturing"
Dorothy Rothrock testifies at California’s Senate Budget hearing that cap-and-trade revenues should be returned to state’s energy-efficient manufacturers. (pic)
2013 Manufacturing investment levels through 3rd quarter
Corp Counsel Leg Update 2-3-14
Corp Counsel 2014 Call Calendar
Overview of the CMTA multiple employer grant
Powerpoint overview of CMTA's Multiple Employer Contractg
CA's percent of U.S. manufacturing investments since 1977 (to 2012)
Population by state 2012
Dorothy Rothrock banner -- "Tax Issues for Manufacturing"
Jack Stewart Banner "Message from CMTA President"
Gino DiCaro Banner "State of California Manufacturing"
Gino DiCaro Banner "State of California Manufacturing"
Manufacturing employment growth since 2010 -- CA vs U.S.
AB 177 Letter to Assembly Utilities & Commerce (Oppose)

Nicole Rice banner -- "Labor & Employment Issues for Manufacturing"
Dorothy Rothrock banner -- "Energy Issues for Manufacturing"



Two minute video on regulatory campaign.
Fox News describes cap and trade. Valero's Scott Folwarkow on inability to absorb $7 billion in annual costs. CARB's Mary Nichols saying cap and trade will mean savings or moderate cost increases.
CMTA President Jack Stewart discusses economic stimulus on Fox News Radio affiliate KPAY
Listen (mp3 file, 10:10)
State Senators David Cogdill and Bob Dutton introduce Economic Recovery Package
» Watch video (2:44)

CMTA Chief lobbyist Dorothy Rothrock explains why a temporary delay in AB 32 implementation is good for the economy
» Watch video (1:50)

State Senator David Cogdill responds to questions at Economic Recovery package press conference
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State Senator George Runner on Economic Recovery package
» Watch video (0:37)

Assemblywoman Loni Hancock introduces AB 1414 to the Assm. Appropriations Committee
» Listen to Audio (2:21)

CMTA President Jack Stewart explains why increased CTE funding and AB 1414 is crucial to state's growth and student opportunity
» Listen to Audio (1:36)

State Building and Construction Trades Council Representative Cesar Diaz testifies on why increased CTE funding and AB 1414 is crucial for high paying jobs in the 21st Century
» Listen to Audio (0:43)

Assemblymembers Mike Davis and Anna Caballero offer their support and co-authorship for increased CTE funding and AB 1414
» Listen to Audio (1:29)

Get REAL representative, Fred Jones, testifies on increased CTE funding and AB 1414
» Listen to Audio (0:47)

Assemblyman Mike Davis responds to the California Federation of Teachers regarding AB 1414 and the small increase in CTE funding
» Listen to Audio (0:38)

NUMMI's Kelley McKenzie testifies on what a manufacturing equipment sales tax exemption means to the automaker's operations
» Listen to Audio (3:20)

United Auto Workers international representative, Earlie Mays, testifies on why a sales tax exemption on the purchase of manufacturing equipment is important to the workforce.
» Listen to Audio (6:29)

Intel's Ray Rossi quotes Gordon Moore on why a sales tax exemption on the purchase of manufacturing equipment is important to their facilities.
» Listen to Audio (0:32)

Assemblyman Roger Niello introduces AB 1152, a bill to exempt the sales tax on the purchase of manufacturing equipment.
» Listen to Audio (3:06)

CMTA's Matt Sutton testifies briefly on competitiveness issues associated with a sales tax on manufacturing equipment.
» Listen to Audio (0:57)

Jack Stewart testifies on importance of two-CTE course graduation requirement in SB 672
» Watch video (3:17)

State Building and Construction Trades Council President, Bob Balgenorth, testifies on the importance of a two-CTE course graduation requirement
» Watch video (2:15)

State Sen. and Education Committee Chairman Jack Scott expresses concern over two-CTE course graduation requirement
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(2 of 2) State Sen. Tom Torlakson testifies on his two-CTE course graduation requirement bill, SB 672
» Watch video (1:51)

(1 of 2) State Sen. Tom Torlakson testifies on his two-CTE course graduation requirement bill, SB 672
» Watch video (3:28)

Jack Stewart testifies on importance of new money for career tech education in AB1414
» Listen to Audio (0:45)

Brochure highlighting Boeing as one of CMTA's "California Manufacturers Leading The Way"
DOW CEO, Nadrew Liveris, speech on manufacturing to the Detroit Economic Club
Jack Stewart interviews with NPR on AB 32 and Governor's Executive Order on trading credits with the northeast.
» Listen to Audio (1:00)

Video tetimonials of Prosperity Project
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Dorothy Rothrock on KCRA news explains the negative consequences of AB 32, the greenhouse gas emissions reduction mandate (Opposite Bernadette Del Chiaro from Environment California)
» Watch video (3:18)

CMTA President Jack M. Stewart discusses on Marketwrap Radio the manufacturing sector's inability to obtain trained workers for the 21st century
» Listen to Audio (8:06)

Tom Jacob long term picture presentation at July, 26, 2006 Energy Conference
Charts showing California's greenhouse gas emissions efficiencies
Results from CMTA workers' compensation survey
Jack Stewart's presentation to the Contra Costa Development Board on "Empowering Manufacturers to Lead the Way"
Jack Stewart's presentation to the Contra Costa Development Board on "Empowering Manufacturers to Lead the Way" (Powerpoint, 816 kb)
Jack Stewart explains why SB 1414 will affect California's economy negatively
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Jason Schmelzer testifies on need to wait for sufficient data to address Permanent Disability ratings in workers' compensation system
» Listen to Audio (4:12)

Dorothy Rothrock testifies on importance of career tech education in the Assembly Education Comm.
» Listen to Audio (1:18)

Cal CASE's Jesus Arredondo interviews with KCLU on liquefied natural gas
» Listen to Audio (22:20)

Sen. Don Perata keynote speech at 2006 Tax Conference
» Listen to Audio (5 min.)

Rothrock testifies on value of manufacturing, cost barriers and policy priorities for 2006
» Listen to Audio (6:49)

Video of Pfizer's environmental and energy successes that won them environmental award at IEA /CMTA conference
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Video of Anheuser-Busch's environmental successes that won them environmental award at IEA /CMTA conference
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Video of Air Products & Chemicals' environmental successes that won them environmental award at IEA /CMTA conference
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Video of Bayer's environmental successes that won them environmental award at IEA /CMTA conference
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Senate leader Don Perata's post election press conference on how to move forward with Gov. Schwarzenegger and infrastructure reforms
» Listen to Audio (6:39)

CMTA greenhouse gas emissions principles and California ghg inventory
CMTA greenhouse gas emissions principles and California ghg inventory (Powerpoint, 306kb)
Report on workforce shortage in U.S.
Dr. Phil Romero's white paper on why California needs a sales tax exemption for manufacturers
David Ashuckian on Energy Infrastructure at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Barbara Barkovich on Energy Infrastructure at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
V. John White on Renewables, Global Warming and Energy Efficiency at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Marwan Masri on Renewables, Global Warming and Energy Efficiency at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Richard Brent on Renewables, Global Warming and Energy Efficiency at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Matthew Freedman on Renewables, Global Warming and Energy Efficiency at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Vicki Sandler on Renewables, Global Warming and Energy Efficiency at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Akbar Jazayeri on Utility Rates for Industrial Customers at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Tom Bottorff on Utility Rates for Industrial Customers at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Keith McCrea on Natural Gas Prices and LNG Supplies at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Rand Havens on Natual Gas Prices and LNG Supplies at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Norm Pedersen on Natural Gas Prices and LNG Supplies at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
Carolyn Kehrein on Wholesale Market Operations at the 2005 CMTA Energy Conference
NPR story on Solar bill (SB 1) with Joe Lyons, Sen. Kevin Murray & Severin Borenstein
» Listen to Audio (2:20)

Chart of 113 proposed hidden taxes
Ltr to Gov. Schwarzenegger warning against hidden taxes in budget
Descriptions of 2005-06 hidden tax proposals
Matt Sutton testifies on implementing a five cent sales tax exemption on mnfg. equipment and eliminating state budegt impact for current budget year
» Listen to Audio (0:38)

Alcoa's Gregg Hann testifies on how a sales tax exemption will help his company grow in California
» Listen to Audio (1:16)

NUMMI's Kelley McKenzie explains how the lack of a mnfg. sales tax exemption is a disadvantage to other states
» Listen to Audio (1:23)

High Natural Gas Prices Need Not Cook California's Economy: The case for liquefied natural gas
High Natural Gas Prices Need Not Cook Californias Economy: The Case for Liquefied Natural Gas
Willie Washington testifies on benefits of 12-hour flex-time bill, AB 904
» Listen to Audio (7:37)

Assm. Guy Houston explains the required worker 2/3rd vote in his AB 904, the 12-hour flex time bill
» Listen to Audio (0:45)

Joe Lyons testifies against SB 426, a bill extending the permitting process for LNG
» Listen to Audio (1:55)

Dorothy Rothrock explains how California's small suppliers benefit from large manufacturers in her testimony in the Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (3:58)

Dorothy Rothrock testifying on need for more natural gas supply and benefits of Liquefied Natural Gas
» Listen to Audio (1:29)

BAEF report on one million "at risk" manufacturing jobs in California
Stewart testimony to Assm. Comm. on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
Assm. Juan Arambula on Legislature's role in growing the business climate -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (0:40)

CALED President Wayne Schell on California's business climate, perception and costs -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Econ. Development, and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (2:03)

CALED's Wayne Schell's testimony on businesses leaving state -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (1:27)

CALED's Wayne Schell on ideas being exported to other states -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (0:17)

Assm. Guy Houston on agreeing on the facts regarding biz leaving the state -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (1:21)

Ace Clearwater's Kellie Johnson on "extreme pricing pressures" and competitiveness -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (5:14)

Dow's Joe Krkoska on tripling of regulatory fees and other increased costs -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (4:36)

CMTA 's Jack Stewart on the 'tipping factor' and a company's decision making process -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (1:16)

Boeing's Rick Stephens on two diverted projects to other states -- Assm. Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy
» Listen to Audio (1:20)

Empowering Manufacturers to Lead the Way in California
Manufacturers in California -- Dorothy Rothrock's presentation to the Independent Energy Producers conference
Manufacturers in California -- Dorothy Rothrock's presentation to the Independent Energy Producers conference (Powerpoint, 606 kb)
CMTA environmental lobbyist Mike Rogge and Sierra Club rep on KQED\'s "The Forum" on 2004 environmental legislation. (part 1 of 2)
» Listen to Audio (9:13)

CMTA environmental lobbyist Mike Rogge and Sierra Club rep on KQED\'s "The Forum" on 2004 environmental legislation. (part 2 of 2)
» Listen to Audio (6:02)

Jack Stewart at POWER press conference on AB 2006 opposition and AB 57 implementation. (poor quailty with sound feedback)
» Listen to Audio (3:06)

Jack Stewart at the Canadian drug importation press conference in the Capitol
» Listen to Audio (1:56)

Lightning Strikes Twice: California Faces the Real Risk of a Second Power Crisis
Making Rates in a Reformed Market
Making Rates in a Reformed Market (Powerpoint, 104 kb)
FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell introductory video at 2004 CMTA Energy Conference
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FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell on the challenges facing California energy users today
» Listen to Audio (1:42)

FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell ensuring reliability in competitive markets?
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FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell on retail energy markets
» Listen to Audio (1:29)

FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell on competitive markets and more renewable energy
» Listen to Audio (1:52)

FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell on the current relationship between California & FERC
» Listen to Audio (2:32)

FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell on ensuring fair energy markets
» Listen to Audio (4:32)

Industrial Rates in a Reformed Electricity Market: Is Relief In Sight?
Industrial Rates in a Reformed Electricity Market: Is Relief In Sight? (Powerpoint, 103 kb)
Electricity and Natural Gas Supply, Reserves, and Resource Adequacy
Electricity and Natural Gas Supply, Reserves, and Resource Adequacy (Powerpoint, 2.5 mb)
DA/Noncore Power Procurement Deal Structures
DA/Noncore Power Procurement Deal Structures (Powerpoint, 739 kb)
DA/Noncore Power Procurement Deal Structures
DA/Noncore Power Procurement Deal Structures (Powerpoint, 901 kb)
DA/ Noncore Power Procurement Deal Structures
DA/ Noncore Power Procurement Deal Structures (Powerpoint, 63 kb)
Customer Choice, Community Aggregation and Utility Procurement Responsibility
Customer Choice, Community Aggregation and Utility Procurement Responsibility (Powerpoint, 880 kb)
Lighting Strikes Twice: California Faces the Real Risk of a Second Power Crisis
Lighting Strikes Twice: California Faces the Real Risk of a Second Power Crisis (Powerpoint, 407 kb)
Jack Stewart speaking at the 2004 Statewide Summit on the need to improve California's industrial sector
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Jack Stewart speaking at the 2004 Statewide Summit asking who's economy will benefit from manufacturing
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Pat Cleary speaking at the 2004 Statewide Summit about the goal of the National Association of Manufacturers.
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Pat Cleary speaking at the 2004 Statewide Summit about the national costs behind manufacturing
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Pat Cleary at the 2004 Statewide Summit speaking about elected officials who don't pay attention to U.S. manufacturing
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KTXL - Sacramento Fox40 - reporting on the 2004 Statewide Summit
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KOVR 13 - Sacramento - reporting on the 2004 Statewide Summit
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KTVU 2 - Oakland - reporting on the 2004 Statewide Summit
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KCRA 3 - Sacramento - reporting on the 2004 Statewide Summit
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Pat Cleary at the 2004 Statewide Summit speaking about the history and challenges of U.S. manufacturing
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Gov. George Deukmejian speaking at the California Manufcaturer Summit regarding the importance of manufacturing
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Larry Kosmont at the California Manufacturers Summit talking about gaining job fat and losing job muscle
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Larry Kosmont at the California Manufacturers Summit on losingn losing manufacturing jobs
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Larry Kosmont at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on low paying jobs
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Supervisor Kathleen Crookham at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on regional summits and manufacturing in Merced County
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Supervisor Kathleen Crookham at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on Merced County manufacturing problems & resolution
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Supervisor Kathleen Crookham at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking about putting pressure on the Legislature to make the state more competitive
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KFBK coverage of California Manufacturers Summit
» Listen to Audio (1:01)

Jack Kyser at California Manufacturers Summit speaking on mindset of turninng the state around
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Gov. Pete Wilson @ California Manufacturers Summit speaking on changing the business climate and keeping the pace with population growth
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Gov. Pete Wilson at the California Manufactuers Summit speaking on work comp reform
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Gov. Pete Wilson at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on Intel's investment in the state
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KXJZ radio coverage of the California Manufacturers Summit
» Listen to Audio (0:56)

Patricia Salas Pineda at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking about Toyota's 30 percent higher costs in the state
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Patricia Salas Pineda at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the loss of incentives to invest in the state
» Watch video (0:46)

Patricia Salas Pineda at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the "bounty hunting" bill
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Patricia Salas Pineda at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on leveling the playing field
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Howard Chambers at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on losing Boeing facilities in California
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Howard Chambers at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on California operating costs
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Boeing's Howard Chambers at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the need for comapny changes in the state
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Boeing's Howard Chambers at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on workers' compensation costs
» Watch video (0:41)

Boeing's Howard Chambers at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on Huntington Beach production that moved to Alabama
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Boeing's Howard Chambers at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the govt. partnering with business to reduce costs
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Chevron Texaco's Jack Coffey at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on permitting issuesin the state
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ChevronTexaco's Jack Coffey at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on politicians wanting more production but less consumption
» Watch video (0:38)

ChevronTexaco's Jack Coffey at the California MAnufacturers SUmmit speaking on the high cost of regulation
» Watch video (0:21)

Sheffield Platers' Dale Watkins at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on controlling costs
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Sheffield Platers' Dale Watkins at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on rising costs
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Sheffield Platers at the California Manufaturers Summit speaking on redundant regulatory agencies and laws
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Former Gov. Pete Wilson at the Californi aManufacturers Summit speaking on the need for an economic report for legislative recommendations
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Former Gov. Gray Davis at the California Manufcaturers Summit speaking on "Manufacturing Matters"
» Watch video (1:23)

Former Gov. Gray Davi at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on manufacturoing as an attractive career
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Former Gov. Gray Davis at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the MIC.
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NAM's Phyllis Eisen at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on national campaign to promote manufacturing
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Former Gov. Gray Davis at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the need to emphasize the importance of a manufacturing job
» Watch video (0:28)

NAM's Pat Cleary's presentation at the California MAnufacturers Summit
NAM's Pat Cleary's presentation at the California MAnufacturers Summit (Powerpoint, 156 kb)
Jack Kyser's powerpoint presentation at the California Manufacturers Summit
Jack Kyser's powerpoint presentation at the California Manufacturers Summit (Powerpoint, 140 kb)
Larry Kosmont's powerpoint presentation at the California Manufacturers SUmmit
Larry Kosmont's powerpoint presentation at the California Manufacturers SUmmit (Powerpoint, 1835 kb)
Intel's Rich at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the need for K-12 education reform
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Ace Clearwater's Kellie Johnson at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the lack of trained workers
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Ace Clearwater's Kellie Johnson at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the benefits of a manufacturing job
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Michael Milken at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the Biotech industry in California
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Baxter BioScience's Carlyn Solomon at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the biotech industry in the state
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Michael Milken at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on skilled vs. unskilled jobs
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Baxter BioScience's Carlyn Solomon at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on investment decisions
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Baxter BioScience's Carlyn Solomon at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on receiving zero recruitment calls from California
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Baxter BioScience's Carlyn Solomon at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on fighting the state's local and state regulations
» Watch video (0:42)

Mayor Jerry Brown at the Califonria Manufacturers Summit speaking on the importance of manufacturing
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KXTV 10 - Sacramento - reporting on the 2004 Statewide Summit
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Temple-Inland's Paul Calvert at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the lack of skilled workers
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Former Gov. Pete Wilson at the California Manufacturers Summit speaking on the need to fix it!
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Former Gov. Pete Wilson at the California Manufacturers Summit
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Temple-Inland's Paul Calvert at the California Manufacturers Summit
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Senator Roy Ashburn talks about SB 1168 on KMJ 580, Fresno.
» Listen to Audio (0:37)

Caller responds to SB 1168 saying bio-monitoring is unecessary because we are all genetically made up differently.
» Listen to Audio (0:46)

Manufacturing Matters - a study by the Milken Institute on the cost of manufacturing in California and the importance of manufacturing jobs
Bain Report's California Competitiveness Project
Jack M. Stewart talks about workers' compensation on KFI Radio, Los Angeles
Listen (mp3 file, 9:51)
Exporting manufacturing jobs exports middle-class growth
Legislation is eliminating jobs and primarily affects Latinos -- speaking at the Los Angeles Manufacturing Summit.
Speaking about job loss for Latinos at the Los Angeles Manufacturing Summit
Crisis in California manufacturing
Strong economy needed to revive manufacturing
Getting students interested in manufacturing
California losing small and large manufacturers
Meaningful reform could save jobs leaving California for other states, says Bill Collopy speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Workers' compensation costs rise while claims drop, says Bill Collopy speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
His wifes business comp rates rose 232%, says Don Knabe speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Cost of manufacturing in California makes it difficult to justify expansion, says Irv Miller speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Manufacturing is important as generator of tax revenue, says Jack Kyser speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Economic Crisis: Overview of the importance of manufacturing to California and its hostile business climate.
Economic Crisis: Overview of the importance of manufacturing to California and its hostile business climate. (Powerpoint, 2.8 mb)
Manufacturing in California: Executive summary of study to understand the role of manufacturing in California's economy
Manufacturing in California: Executive summary of study to understand the role of manufacturing in California's economy (Powerpoint, 2.8 mb)
Los Angeles Summit - California employment trends
Los Angeles Summit - California employment trends (Powerpoint, 140 kb)
Cost to register pesticides in Calif. has more than tripled since last year, says Harold Igdaloff at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
Fee to monitor rainwater runoff in Calif. has increased five-fold in last few years, says Harold Igdaloff at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
Business pessimism will continue, in part because we don't have good data on small manufacturers closing their doors, says Tom Martin at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
Workers' comp rates prevent us from growing jobs and company now looks out of state, says Lee Mason at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
Adverse legislation forced company to locate operation in Nevada, says Irv Miller speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
California lost jobs to nearly every U.S. state, says Larry Kosmont at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
Manufacturing jobs lost pay better than any jobs that might replace them, says Larry Kosmont at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
This legislature does not like to compromise and enacts too much legislation that is adverse to business, says Larry Kosmont at the Los Angeles Regional Summit
California has lost 100,000 manufacturing jobs over last three years, says Jack Stewart speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Six of the 10 U.S. centers of highest unemployment are in California, says Jack Stewart speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Voters understand that the workers compensation system needs reforn, says Jack Stewart speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
California is only state in West that increased its overall tax burden between 1990-2000 reducing that tax bruden would increase jobs and generate tax revenue, says Jack Stewart speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Public sector suffering high work comp rates, says Don Knabe speaking at the Los Angeles regional manufacturing summit
Del Monte Foods' business challenges in California
Del Monte Foods' business challenges in California (Powerpoint, 4.5 mb)
Jack M. Stewart talks about jobs leaving California on KNX Radio, Los Angeles
Listen (mp3 file, 4:18)
Legislators can send message of interest in manufacturing, says Peter McGaw speaking at the Contra Costa regional manufacturing summit
Small businesses generate most of job growth, says Linda Best speaking at the Contra Costa regional manufacturing summit
Manufacturing is opportunity to grow high-wage jobs, says Linda Best speaking at the Contra Costa regional manufacturing summit
Manufacturing is part of the community fabric, says Don Freitas at the Contra Costa County regional summit
Manufacturing jobs are critical to Contra Costa County because they add to the diversity to the job base of the economy, says Steve Trousdale at the Contra Costa regional summit
Regulatory standards need to be balanced with the need for jobs, says Steve Trousdale at the Contra Costa regional summit
Contra Costa Summit - CC County job performance index
Contra Costa Summit - CC County job performance index (Powerpoint, 1.3 mb)
Contra Costa Summit - Regulatory Pressures Affecting Manufacturing in CC County
Contra Costa Summit - Regulatory Pressures Affecting Manufacturing in CC County (Powerpoint, 1 mb)
Contra Costa Summit - USS POSSCO's economic and job impacts from the rising cost of doing business in California
Contra Costa Summit - USS POSSCO's economic and job impacts from the rising cost of doing business in California (Powerpoint, 6.5 mb)
Intels investment went elsewhere due to costs in California, says Mario DiGiovanni at the Contra Costa regional summit
Xxxxxxxxxx, says Mario DiGiovanni at the Contra Costa regional summit
Xxxxxxxxxx, says Mario DiGiovanni at the Contra Costa regional summit
Xxxxxxxxxx, says Mario DiGiovanni at the Contra Costa regional summit
Work comp benefits are not getting to injured employees, says Paul Calvert at the Contra Costa regional summit
, says Vera knowles at the Contra Costa reginoal summit
State needs flexibility of 40 hour work week, says Paul Calvert at the Contra Costa regional summit
Company's California plants are some of safest in nation but work comp costs are way too high, says Paul Calvert at the Contra Costa regional summit
State work comp premiums have risen too fast, says Lisa Wilson at the Contra Costa regional summit
Manufacturing jobs offer an excellent opportunity, says Lisa Wilson at the Contra Costa regional summit
Customer base is leaving state, says Chris Conklin at the Contra Costa regional summit
State is competitively disadvantaged in several areas, says Chris Conklin at the Contra Costa regional summit
State and local governments need to level the playing field, says Chris Conklin at the Contra Costa regional summit
Petroleum industry outstanding provider of jobs, says Dennis Bolt at the Contra Costa regional summit
Its important to keep petrolem infrastructure in California, says Dennis Bolt at the Contra Costa regional summit
Cost of production in California nearly exceeds cost of transporting product long distances, says Lisa Wilson at the Contra Costa regional summit
Manufacturing in California
Manufacturing in America: A Comprehensive Strategy to Address the Challenges to U.S. Manufacturers
How Structural Costs Imposed on U.S. Manufacturers Harm Workers and Threaten Competitiveness
25% of business owners surveyed in Orange County would move out of state, says Bob Sternfels speaking at the Orange County regional manufacturing summit
Texas outpaces California in total exports, says Jack Stewart speaking at the Orange County regional manufacturing summit
California manufacturers need more incentives , says Larry Kosmont speaking at the Orange County regional manufacturing summit
Association lost 13 members in past year, says Norma Fox speaking at the Orange County regional manufacturing summit
Company plans move to Nevada, says Tim Flathers speaking at the Orange County regional manufacturing summit
Business climate is not good in city of Ontario, says Tim Flathers speaking at the Orange County regional manufacturing summit
California no longer considered one of the top states to do business, says Jack Stewart speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
California has differentiated itself in all the wrong ways, says Jim Cunneen speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Santa Clara region has one of highest unemployment rates in the nation, says Paul Krutko speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Silicon Valley-area governments should change with the times, says Paul Krutko speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Silicon Clara County has lost 17% of its manufacturing jobs since 1993, says Paul Krutko speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
The question should not be whether to invest, but where to invest, says Ray Rossi speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Manufacturer investment credit crucial to Intel's investments in California, says Ray Rossi speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Lockheed Martin reduced costs by moving facility to Mississipi, says John Sweat speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
California most expensive location in the world to manufacture a silicon wafer, says Ray Rossi speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
California companies can't pass costs down to consumers, says Patricia Salas-Pineda speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
States, counties and cities outside of California offer a wide range of incentives to lure business expansion, says Patricia Salas-Pineda speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
State's business climate impacts investment decisions and puts long-term plans into question, says Patricia Salas-Pineda speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Energy costs are three to four times that of out-of-state facilities, says Patricia Salas-Pineda speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
State legislature and business community need to say "enough," says Patricia Salas-Pineda speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
Four recommendations are at core of strategy, says Therese Ivancovich speaking at the Santa Clara regional manufacturing summit
R & D will always be done in Calif., but the future of manufacturing is in doubt, says Michael Ramsay, Sr. at the Alameda County Manufacturing Summit
This is not about competition in the Bay Area and California. We compete nationally and globally, says Deryl Sturdevant at the Alameda County Manufacturing Summit
To expand in California NUMMI needs to show that they will still be able to compete globally, says Deryl Sturdevant at the Alameda County Manufacturing Summit
Top three NUMMI concerns are energy, environmental regulations and workers' compensation, says Deryl Sturdevant at the Alameda County Manufacturing Summit
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