Join Committee(s)

CMTA’s policy committees are the heart of our advocacy efforts. Members of our committees lend their years of manufacturing expertise to CMTA staff to provide industry-specific insight on current legislation and regulations.

Each committee is chaired by a CMTA member, meets once a month, receives regular updates and requests for CMTA member feedback, and provides members with opportunities to further participate in shaping California’s industrial policy. This support from our committees is essential to our ability to educate policy makers and provide the most impact for our members.

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Committee Participation:

  • Energy: Promotes reliable and affordable access to energy for industrial consumers.
    Issues include: Alternative energy requirements, PUC oversight, and other energy mandates

  • Environmental Impact: Supports science-based, economically feasible environmental legislation and regulation that is focused on ensuring compliance rather than seeking punitive enforcement.
    Issues include: Recycling, packaging, water quality, carbon emissions, and other environmental impacts.

  • Labor: Works to resolve labor workforce issues without compromising California manufacturers’ competitiveness.
    Issues include: Workforce development, workers’ compensation reform, health and safety, mandatory rest and leave policies, labor litigation, and other employer mandates.

  • Economic Development: Advocates for growth-oriented changes to California’s tax, regulatory, and legal systems to attract manufacturing investment and create jobs.
    Issues include: Incentives, infrastructure, tax reform, regulatory oversight, and California’s legal system.

  • Technology: Encourages policies that foster innovation and support the development of new markets.
    Issues include: Automation, privacy & cybersecurity, the ‘Internet of Things,’ technology-related incentives.
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