As an interested Californian, it is important to share your opinion on business and economic issues with your elected officials. They need to hear from "you" to keep their positions in accordance with the voters of their districts. They represent you. Please take a moment to contact your elected officials electronicaly by submitting a letter on pending legislation. To open a sample letter, click on the link below. Thank you for engaging in the legislative process.
Transportation and Infrastructure
OPPOSE SB 210 (Leyva; D-Chino) Increases Transportation Costs — Proposes to create a "smog check" program for heavy duty diesel vehicles, which has the potential to substantially increase the costs of transportation and goods in and from California. Gives the California Air Resources Board unfettered authority to impose uncapped fees on transportation companies and truck owners to support the inspection program. Senate Floor.Send a Letter
OPPOSE AB 731(Kalra; D-San Jose) Large Group Rate Review — Threatens employers with higher premiums by driving up administrative costs and imposing a burdensome rate review process for health plans and insurers in the large group market. Assembly Health Committee.Send a Letter
Labor and Employment
OPPOSE SB 142 (Wiener; D-San Francisco) Lactation Accommodation — Significantly amends current law regarding lactation accommodations by implementing new building code requirements, location standards, employer policy requirements, document retention and supplementary Labor Code penalties. Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee.Send a Letter
OPPOSE SB 171 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) Disclosure of Company Pay Data — Requires California employers to submit pay data to state agencies that could give the false impression of pay disparity where none may exist. Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee.Send a Letter