The California Chamber of Commerce has published its annual “job killer” list. This year’s has 17 targeted bills. Any measure on the list faces an uphill struggle for survival. Over the last decade, the chamber has targeted 357 bills, but only 73 made it to the governor’s desk and just 14 were signed by either Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger or Democrat Jerry Brown – less than 4 percent.
The California Chamber of Commerce has published its annual “job killer” list. This year’s has 17 targeted bills. Any measure on the list faces an uphill struggle for survival. Over the last decade, the chamber has targeted 357 bills, but only 73 made it to the governor’s desk and just 14 were signed by either Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger or Democrat Jerry Brown – less than 4 percent. Nick Ut AP
The California Chamber of Commerce has published its annual “job killer” list. This year’s has 17 targeted bills. Any measure on the list faces an uphill struggle for survival. Over the last decade, the chamber has targeted 357 bills, but only 73 made it to the governor’s desk and just 14 were signed by either Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger or Democrat Jerry Brown – less than 4 percent. Nick Ut AP
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Opinion: California Senate duel will affect ‘job killer’ bills

April 27, 2015 04:24 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.