Press Release(s)


Manufacturers' media statement on aerospace incentive package  July 1, 2014

Adam Carolla headlines California Manufacturing Champions event  May. 21, 2014

Manufacturers respond to oil severance tax proposal  Feb. 19, 2014

California manufacturers appreciate prudence in Governor's budget proposal  Jan. 9, 2014

National Manufacturing Day takes hold in California  Oct. 8, 2013

Manufacturing leader lauds Gov. Brown for strong economic development signal  July 11, 2013

California sends signal to manufacturers: Open for business  July 3, 2013

Manufacturers commend Gov. Brown for competitive manufacturing tax policy in 'May Revise' Budget  May. 14, 2013

Manufacturers support lawsuit against cap-and-trade auction  Nov. 13, 2012

San Diego Government Officials Warn of Increased Costs and Lost Revenues from California Climate Change Policies  Aug. 23, 2012

Local Government Officials Warn of Increased Energy Cost Impacts from California Climate Change Policies  Aug. 22, 2012

Manufacturers respond to climate change poll results  Aug. 2, 2012

Study: Families and state's economy to pay dearly for global warming policies  July 28, 2012

California Manufacturers welcome new lobbyist   Jan. 18, 2012

Manufacturers (and CMTA members) receive environmental awards  Nov. 29, 2011

Manufacturers respond to California's important first step on economic analysis on regulations  Oct. 6, 2011

Lieutenant Governor Newsom, Manufacturers, and Correctional Peace Officers to hold historic California Manufacturing Summit  June 28, 2011

Lieutenant Governor, Manufacturers, and Correctional Peace Officers announce California manufacturing summit  May. 26, 2011

Gov. Brown acknowledges the need for a competitive manufacturing environment, but proposal falls short  May. 16, 2011

California regulatory and competitiveness survey shows we need to get smarter  April 8, 2011

As State Budget deadline approaches, manufacturers urge a responsible budget with convincing structural and regulatory reforms  March 7, 2011

Manufacturers respond to "Clean Energy Jobs Initiative" proposal  Feb. 2, 2011

Manufacturers commend Gov. Brown's resolve, call for job and wealth creation  Jan. 10, 2011

Manufacturers welcome Gov. Jerry Brown  Jan. 3, 2011

Manufacturers praise Fiorina's job creation acumen in first debate  Sept. 2, 2010

Manufacturing leader issues statement on California budget proposal  Aug. 30, 2010

The Economy and Jobs Matter -- Manufacturers endorse Sam Blakeslee in Senate District 15 Special Election  Aug. 13, 2010

Manufacturers and Cal Lutheran University's Bill Watkins to release green jobs report  June 15, 2010

Manufacturing leader supports 'no new tax increases' in Governor Schwarzenegger's revised State Budget  May. 14, 2010

Manufacturers take positions on eight 2010 initiatives  March 19, 2010

Manufacturing leader comments on Governor Schwarzenegger's State of the State address  Jan. 6, 2010

Manufacturers comment on CARB's cap and trade proposal  Nov. 24, 2009

Manufacturing leader comments on Gov. Schwarzenegger's renewable power veto and executive order  Sept. 15, 2009

Manufacturers release statement on State Budget deal  July 22, 2009

Report: Manufacturing STILL Matters in California  June 23, 2009

CMTA President issues formal statement after failure of Props 1A - 1E  May. 20, 2009

Manufacturers urge lawmakers to grow high wage jobs  Dec. 15, 2008

Manufacturers Oppose Propositions 2 and 10  Oct. 1, 2008

Manufacturers express disappointment on State Budget  Sept. 19, 2008

CMTA President comments on proposed recall of Gov. Schwarzenegger  Sept. 10, 2008

Two hundred energy experts discuss problems and seek solutions to keep California on the right track  July 18, 2008

CMTA President Jack M. Stewart offered this official statement in response to the Budget Conference Committee's proposed State Budget  July 9, 2008

California Manufacturers & Technology Association moves to the heart of Capitol  March 31, 2008

CMTA ushers in new lobbyist  March 10, 2008

"Reaching the Stars" CTE Summit Showcases Benefits of Career Technical Education  Jan. 15, 2008

ADVISORY: Reach the Stars at the 2008 CTE Summit  Jan. 3, 2008

New healthcare proposal uses lagging revenue source to pay for expanding and costly system  Nov. 6, 2007

CMTA Congratulates The Boeing Company on Historic Land Agreement  Oct. 12, 2007

California Energy Commission's Assessment of State's Natural Gas Supplies: Absent new supplies, prices will increase significantly  Aug. 21, 2007

California's global warming issues, innovation, markets and leadership on display at CMTA Energy Conference  July 19, 2007

Governor Makes CTE a Priority, Dedicates Additional Funds  May. 14, 2007

Increased CTE funding bill, AB 1414, gains momentum (and co-authors) in Assembly Appropriations Committee  May. 9, 2007

Career Tech Bills Pass First Legislative Test  April 26, 2007

Career Tech Bill — SB 672 — Faces First Hearing  April 25, 2007

CMTA and Chamber-led Global Warming coalition urges full investigation of early actions to reduce greenhouse gases  April 23, 2007

CMTA Policy Objectives Media teleconference POSTPONED  March 29, 2007

Appointment of David Long as Governor’s New Secretary of Education Sends “A Powerful Message”  March 28, 2007

Manufacturers to highlight 2007 policy objectives  March 28, 2007

CMTA Welcomes New Workers’ Compensation and Healthcare Lobbyist  March 22, 2007

CTE Reform Agenda A “Win-Win” for California Students and State’s Economy
Expanding “career technical education” will prepare students for 21st Century jobs and ensure state has skilled workforce needed for economic growth.
  March 22, 2007

ADVISORY: Get REAL to present white paper on the narrowing of educational choices at Governor’s Career Technical Education Summit  March 12, 2007

Manufacturers president comments on reported increased return-to-work rates  Jan. 31, 2007

Boeing Leading the Way in California
Aerospace company has widespread economic impact, underscores need for trained workers
  Jan. 29, 2007

Coalition proposes greenhouse gas cuts quicker than required  Jan. 22, 2007

NOTICE TO NEWS MEDIA
Coalition Proposes Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas
  Jan. 19, 2007

Insurance Commissioner keynotes CMTA Winter Policy Conference  Jan. 18, 2007

Manufacturers President comments on Gov. Schwarzenegger’s healthcare proposal  Jan. 8, 2007

CMTA President comments on Global Warming Executive Order  Oct. 16, 2006

Manufacturers release 2006 Manufacturing Vote Record  Oct. 13, 2006

Sacramento Business Journal article highlights why AB 32 implementation needs to address keeping jobs and innovation in California   Oct. 11, 2006

Looking Ahead: Achieving the Economic and Environmental Goals of AB 32  Sept. 27, 2006

CORRECTION CORRECTION -- CMTA President to hold media teleconference on AB 32

**Teleconference at 1:00 pm PST (NOT 11:00 am as previously written)
  Sept. 26, 2006

CMTA lauds Schwarzenegger and Feinstein efforts on C-17 funding extension  Sept. 21, 2006

Tracking: CMTA priority veto requests  Sept. 15, 2006

CMTA President Jack Stewart comments after Gov. Schwarzenegger vetoed four 'job killer' bills -- AB 1884, AB 2209, AB 2555, AB 675  Sept. 7, 2006

Memo to media from CMTA President, Jack M. Stewart  Aug. 29, 2006

"California Manufacturers Leading the Way" showcase event will recognize second in series – USS-POSCO Industries  Aug. 21, 2006

Manufacturers Endorse Schwarzenegger for Governor   July 18, 2006

California Manufacturers & Technology Association President comments on greenhouse gas emissions cap and AB 32  June 26, 2006

Manufacturers, Chamber of Commerce, Labor and ETP applaud Legislature for restoring employment training funds for California's workers  May. 26, 2006

CMTA President, Jack Stewart, comments on the Governor's May Revision of the 2006-07 State Budget  May. 12, 2006

Statement from CMTA President Jack M. Stewart on the two-year anniversary of Senate Bill 899 and the results from the recent WCAN/CMTA survey on workers' comp reforms  April 18, 2006

CPUC Endorses Pro-Consumer Telecommunications Rules  March 2, 2006

CMTA President comments on $1 billion proposal for career technical education  Feb. 1, 2006

CMTA's Tax & Budget Symposium brings together elected officials and business leaders to discuss Gov's budget and historic infrastructure bond proposals  Jan. 12, 2006

CMTA testifies on value of manufacturing and the industry’s 2006 priorities, including high-level state focus on manufacturing  Jan. 10, 2006

CMTA President comments on Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed budget and urges return to competitive tax policy for manufacturers  Jan. 10, 2006

CMTA President comments on Gov. Schwarzenegger's State of the State Address  Jan. 5, 2006

Employment Training Panel awards $21.6 million in Job training funds
Four CMTA members included as recipients
  Dec. 15, 2005

California Manufacturers & Technology Association President comments on draft recommendations for state's greenhouse gas reductions  Dec. 14, 2005

"California Manufacturers Leading the Way" series recognizes New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.
NUMMI creates widespread positive economic ripple effect in state
  Nov. 30, 2005

Manufacturers release 2005 Manufacturing Vote Record  Sept. 28, 2005

CMTA President to hold media teleconference on AB 32  Sept. 26, 2005

18-year workers’ compensation and safety & health lobbyist honored by State Legislature  Aug. 31, 2005

New national “Cost of doing business” index released
Compared to western states, California still 80 percent more in electricity costs and 30 percent more in overall business costs
  Aug. 12, 2005

A sneak attack on taxpayers as part of a 2005-06 budget trailer bill  July 5, 2005

Stop Hidden Taxes! Business and taxpayer groups warn that budget deals could hurt taxpayers  June 1, 2005

Media Advisory: Business and taxpayer coalition warns budget may contain hidden taxes  May. 31, 2005

CMTA President comments on TURN electricity initiative  May. 10, 2005

CMTA Welcomes New Workers’ Compensation Lobbyist  May. 6, 2005

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