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California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 8:30 PM

ICYMI: CalMatters: Guest Opinion: Moving beyond the pandemic to build an ‘endemic’ economy

Read CBRT President Rob Lapsley's latest guest commentary. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 11:15 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to Introduction of New Split-Roll Ballot Measure

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Responds to Introduction of New Split-Roll Ballot Measure   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley,…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 6:15 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to August 2021 Jobs Report

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Responds to August 2021 Jobs Report   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsely, president of the Cali…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 10:06 PM

RELEASE: Cost-of-Living Crisis Continues to Drive Up California’s Poverty Rate

California continues to have the worst poverty rate among all states when adjusted to account for government programs designed to help low-income families and necessary expenses for critical goods and services. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
July 26, 2021 at 11:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Statewide Business Community Responds to Governor’s COVID-19 Announcement

No images? Click here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2021CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] *** PRESS RELEASE ***Statewide Business Community Responds to Governor’s COVID-19 Announcement  SACRAMENTO—The following organizations from the statewi…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
July 9, 2021 at 10:40 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to Governor Newsom’s Actions that Could Further Drive Up the Cost of Gasoline and Harm Economic Recovery

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Responds to Governor Newsom’s Actions that Could Further Drive Up the Cost of Gasoline and Harm Economic Recovery   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916)…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
July 1, 2021 at 10:15 PM

RELEASE: Refusal to Address Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt Undermines Critical Safety Net Program and Guarantees Massive Tax Increase on All Businesses

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Refusal to Address Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt Undermines Critical Safety Net Program and Guarantees Massive Tax Increase on All Businesses   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916)…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
June 17, 2021 at 9:40 PM

RELEASE: Unified Business Community Calls on Governor Newsom to Provide Clarity on Economic Reopening

No images? Click here Press Release Unified Business Community Calls on Governor Newsom to Provide Clarity on Economic Reopening FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2021 CONTACT:   Brooke Armour PHONE:       916.553.4093 EMAIL:         [email protected]  …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 8:30 PM

RELEASE: Business Roundtable Calls on OSHA Standards Board to Reject Anti-Science Elements of New Draft Emergency Temporary Standard

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Business Roundtable Calls on OSHA Standards Board to Reject Anti-Science Elements of New Draft Emergency Temporary Standard   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected]
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM

RELEASE: State and Regional Business Leaders Respond to Attorney General Bonta’s Attack on Critical Goods Movement Sector

No images? Click here Press Release State and Regional Business Leaders Respond to Attorney General Bonta’s Attack on Critical Goods Movement Sector FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Brooke Armour PHONE:       916.553.4093 EMAIL:         [email protected]
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
May 14, 2021 at 9:45 PM

RELEASE: Underfunding of Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt Guarantees $23 Billion Tax Increase on All Businesses

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Underfunding of Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt Guarantees $23 Billion Tax Increase on All Businesses   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] SACRAMENTO—SACR…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
May 10, 2021 at 11:00 PM

RELEASE: Business Roundtable Calls on Governor and Legislature to Prioritize Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt in Economic Recovery Efforts

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Business Roundtable Calls on Governor and Legislature to Prioritize Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt in Economic Recovery Efforts   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 brook…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
April 30, 2021 at 10:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews April 30, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Another Soda Tax Bill Dies. Another Win For Big Soda   A rogue industry. A gun to our head. Extortion. That's how infuriated lawmakers described soft drink companies — and what they pulled off in 2018 when t…
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April 29, 2021 at 11:36 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Supports Governor’s Signing of PPP Loan Conformity Bill

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Supports Governor’s Signing of PPP Loan Conformity Bill   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, presi…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 9:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews April 9, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   California Business Roundtable Supports Governor Newsom's Move To Fully Reopen The Economy   Rob Lapsley, president of the California Business Roundtable, issued the following statement today in response to t…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 9:00 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Supports Governor Newsom’s Move to Fully Reopen the Economy

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Supports Governor Newsom’s Move to Fully Reopen the Economy   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, pr…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
March 26, 2021 at 9:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews March 26, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Newsom In Denial About The State Of The Economy   The last time there was an exodus this big in California, it was directed by Cecil B. DeMille. The state’s population declined in 2020 for the first time in …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
March 25, 2021 at 9:30 PM

RELEASE:Statewide Business Community Asks U.S. Treasury for Critical Clarification on Tax Cut Provisions in Recent Federal Recovery Package

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Statewide Business Community Asks U.S. Treasury for Critical Clarification on Tax Cut Provisions in Recent Federal Recovery Package   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 b…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
March 19, 2021 at 9:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews March 19, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   6 Bay Area Openings vs. 500 In LA: Here's Why There's A Discrepancy In COVID-19 Vaccine Availability   If you're having trouble booking a coronavirus vaccine appointment on the MyTurn website, it could be bec…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
March 15, 2021 at 9:15 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to Wealth Tax Proposal by California Legislature

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Responds to Wealth Tax Proposal by California Legislature   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 [email protected] SACRAMENTO—California Busin…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
March 12, 2021 at 10:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews March 12, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Many Californians Have Just Three Days Of Paid Leave. What If They Get COVID-19?   Millions of California workers are staring down the pandemic with no clear access to an economic safety net if they take time…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 11:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews February 26, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Another View: Ballot Measures   In this post-election relative calm, it seems a good time to calmly consider a familiar election issue: how we California voters tackle those infamous ballot measures, usually …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
February 19, 2021 at 10:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews February 19, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   California Teachers Union Launches Ads On School Reopening Risk   The California Teachers Association launched television ads this week warning that Covid-19 is "still a threat" and that schools should not op…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
February 18, 2021 at 1:35 AM

California Business Roundtable Issues Statement on State Economic Recovery Proposals

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Issues Statement on State Economic Recovery Proposals   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour [email protected] (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, pres…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 11:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews February 12, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Business Leaders Push Newsom To Reopen Schools   Business leaders across California urged Gov. Gavin Newsom to reopen public schools immediately. The California Business Roundtable – a nonpartisan organizati…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 10:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews February 5, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Looking For The American Dream--Outside California   Growth – rapid, buoyant, unstoppable – has been part of California’s DNA since tough and greedy men from around the world came here in search of gold 170 y…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
January 29, 2021 at 11:00 PM

RELEASE: CBRT Issues Statement in Response to Governor Newsom Signing New Eviction Moratorium Legislation

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Issues Statement in Response to Governor Newsom Signing New Eviction Moratorium Legislation   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAME…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
January 15, 2021 at 11:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews January 15, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   California Democrats Propose Higher Business Taxes To Pay For Homeless Programs   State and local Democratic leaders are pushing for an increase in California’s corporate tax rate to tackle the state’s homele…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
January 8, 2021 at 11:45 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Issues Statement on Governor Newsom's FY 21-22 Budget Proposal

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Issues Statement on Governor Newsom's FY 21-22 Budget Proposal   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2021 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO— Rob Lapsley, president of…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
January 8, 2021 at 11:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews January 8, 2021

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Joe Biden's Green Dreams Mean Greater Dependence On China   President-elect Joe Biden has finally unveiled a slate of nominations and selections for his administration’s climate team. And, as many expected, h…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 5:30 PM

RELEASE: New Lawsuit By Essential Industries Alleges New CalOSHA Standards Threaten Food Security and Vaccine Distribution

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   New Lawsuit By Essential Industries Alleges New CalOSHA Standards Threaten Food Security and Vaccine Distribution   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—A co…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 12:50 AM

RELEASE: Business Roundtable Issues Statement in Response to Dr. Shirley Weber’s Nomination to Secretary of State

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Business Roundtable Issues Statement in Response to Dr. Shirley Weber’s Nomination to Secretary of State   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
December 22, 2020 at 9:50 PM

RELEASE: Business Roundtable Issues Statement in Response to Appointment of Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Fill Vacant US Senate Seat

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   Business Roundtable Issues Statement in Response to Appointment of Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Fill Vacant US Senate Seat   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 11:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews December 11, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   New Brief: Tearing Down Drug 'Rebate Walls' Would Save Patients, Improve Health Care Outcomes   Tearing down drug "rebate walls" that increase patient costs and block access to cheaper and often more effectiv…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
December 4, 2020 at 10:30 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews December 4, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Pressure Rises For California Wealth Tax Plan To Return In 2021   Proposals to raise taxes on wealthy Californians are likely to resurface in 2021 now that voters rejected a property tax increase that would h…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
December 4, 2020 at 12:00 AM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Issues Response to Governor’s New Regional Stay-At-Home Order

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Issues Response to Governor’s New Regional Stay-At-Home Order   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, president of …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 10:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews November 20, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   California Voters Reject Revamp Of Property Tax System   California voters rejected a proposal to partially dismantle the state’s 42-year-old cap on property taxes, a move that would have have raised taxes fo…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
November 18, 2020 at 11:04 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to LAO State Budget Projections

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Responds to LAO State Budget Projections   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—California Business Roundtable President Rob L…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
November 13, 2020 at 10:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews November 13, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   California Voters Rejected Prop 15. What Now For Property Tax Reform?   Proposition 15 came close, but it failed to win enough support from California voters to carry out an ambitious overhaul of the state's …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 11:00 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to Governor's Action to Close More Businesses

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Responds to Governor's Action to Close More Businesses   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, president …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 10:30 PM

RELEASE: California Business Roundtable Board Unanimously Supports Proposition 16

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   California Business Roundtable Board Unanimously Supports Proposition 16   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—The California Business Roundtable (CBRT) Boar…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 11:33 PM

RELEASE: CBRT Responds to California’s #1 Rank in the Latest Supplemental Poverty Rate Measure

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   CBRT Responds to California’s #1 Rank in the Latest Supplemental Poverty Rate Measure   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO— The US Census Bureau released …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 9:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews September 4, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Yellow, Orange, Red And Purple: Color-Coded System Will Guide California Reopening   On Aug. 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new framework for re-opening businesses in California counties shut down because …
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
August 28, 2020 at 11:00 PM

RELEASE: CBRT Responds to Governor’s Press Conference on New COVID-19 Actions

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   CBRT Responds to Governor’s Press Conference on New COVID-19 Actions   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, president of the California Business R…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
August 21, 2020 at 9:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews August 21, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   Newsom Nears Pivotal Decision: Should California Try To Reopen Again?   California Gov. Gavin Newsom says California is "turning a corner" on the pandemic weeks after locking down various sectors in a despera…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 11:10 PM

RELEASE: California Business Community Once Again Calls for Diversified Energy Portfolio To Address Electricity Shortfalls

No images? Click here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2020CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 *** PRESS RELEASE ***California Business Community Once Again Calls for Diversified Energy Portfolio To Address Electricity Shortfalls  SACRAMENTO—Representatives fr…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
August 7, 2020 at 9:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews August 7, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   ‘SPLIT ROLL’ ballot battle heats up   THE BUZZ — THE BATTLE IS ON: Will revising California’s landmark property tax initiative, Prop. 13, help or hurt recession-slammed businesses and communities during the C…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
July 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM

California Business Roundtable eNews July 31, 2020

Web Version | Update Preferences   CBRT in the News   California Will Not Delay Minimum-Wage Jump To $14 An Hour In 2021   Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday the state would keep in place a planned jump in the state’s minimum wage to $14 an hour next year for…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
July 29, 2020 at 9:00 PM

RELEASE: CBRT Responds to Governor Newsom’s Decision Not To Delay Minimum Wage Increase

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   CBRT Responds to Governor Newsom’s Decision Not To Delay Minimum Wage Increase   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, president of the California Bu…
California Business Roundtable · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 11:48 PM

RELEASE: CBRT Responds to Governor’s Press Conference on New COVID-19 Actions

Web Version | Update Preferences   Press Release   CBRT Responds to Governor’s Press Conference on New COVID-19 Actions   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2020 CONTACT: Brooke Armour (916) 553-4093 SACRAMENTO—Rob Lapsley, president of the California Business Rou…