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Amazon Takes Sales Tax War to California

Amazon Takes Sales Tax War to California | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Amazon has an ambitious and far-reaching new agenda: it wants to rewrite tax policy for the Internet era.
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California air board to vote on landmark electric-car rules

California air board to vote on landmark electric-car rules | California Advocate | Scoop.it
By 2025, one in seven cars in California showrooms would have to be battery electric, plug-in hybrid or hydrogen fuel-cell under California Air Resources Board proposal.
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IL Chamber of Commerce Endorses Gaffney for State Rep. | Publius ...

IL Chamber of Commerce Endorses Gaffney for State Rep. | Publius ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Doug Whitley, President & CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, stated that Representative Gaffney is working with the Chamber to improve Illinois' business climate to attract and retain good-paying jobs.
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New chamber board leader foresees progress - Bastrop Daily Enterprise

New chamber board leader foresees progress - Bastrop Daily Enterprise | California Advocate | Scoop.it
New chamber board leader foresees progressBastrop Daily EnterpriseDebbie Rogers, past president of the Bastrop-Morehouse Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors in 2011, believes that her replacement, Chad Ballard, is the right person for the...
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Conflicts of Interest in the News – 012112 edition: Did Al Gore Have ...

Conflicts of Interest in the News – 012112 edition: Did Al Gore Have ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
The piece, by Fox News, reported that “the National Center for Public Policy Research is urging Apple shareholders to vote for shareholder proposal # 4 in Apple's 2012 proxy statement. The proposal, submitted by the ...
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Brown's tax plan comes with double dose of uncertainty

Brown's tax plan comes with double dose of uncertainty | California Advocate | Scoop.it

The big question Californians are asking is whether Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to increase taxes will pass. But an equally important question is how much money it will bring in if it does.

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Verbatim: Diverse Voices Address Small-Biz Need for Health Care ...

James Gelfand, senior manager of health policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, noting that a government plan wouldn't be needed if insurance market reforms, such as prohibiting insurers from denying coverage for pre-existing conditions, were enacted.
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United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Applauds Appointment of Cecilia ... - Sacramento Bee

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Applauds Appointment of Cecilia ... - Sacramento Bee | California Advocate | Scoop.it
United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Applauds Appointment of Cecilia ...Sacramento Bee12, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) released the following statement today after President Obama ...
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Mentoring was one of Roberts' strengths - Tbo.com

Mentoring was one of Roberts' strengths - Tbo.com | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Mentoring was one of Roberts' strengthsTbo.comFor example, Roberts was deeply involved in the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and eventually served as chairwoman.
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Making U.S. Exports Work for Job Creation

Making U.S. Exports Work for Job Creation | California Advocate | Scoop.it

A pallet with bags of California rice for shipping is moved at the Farmers' Rice Cooperative warehouse in West Sacramento, California. Agricultural exports products like rice have been a bright spot in the struggling U.S. economy.

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California daily news roundup

California daily news roundup | California Advocate | Scoop.it
News and emerging trends in California state policy and politics...
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Opinion: Chamber emerges from shadows to give Mesa lift

Opinion: Chamber emerges from shadows to give Mesa lift | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Sterling helped organize the much-watched District 18 recall candidate forum and is pushing the chamber to become more vocal on public-policy issues. He hopes to get more business leaders interested in elected office, ...
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Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Welcomes Four New Board ...

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Welcomes Four New Board ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
... Board of Directors, Holladay is also active with several other boards including Alliance for Regional Stewardship; Southern Growth Policies Board's Council on the Southern Community; Georgia Chamber of Commerce; and the Editorial Board of the...
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California fuels rule sparks controversy

California and the European Union are crafting policies that could transform the fuel powering their transportation systems. But the low-carbon standards have already sparked legal challenges.
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California county jails coping with bigger inmate population

California county jails coping with bigger inmate population | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Governor Jerry Brown ordered that California prisons deal with overcapacity by sentencing new inmates to county facilities. The counties are complying, but they are under a great deal of stress.
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Apple Shareholders Have a Right to Know if Gore's Personal ...

Apple Shareholders Have a Right to Know if Gore's Personal ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
A shareholder proposal has been submitted by the National Center for Public Policy Research asking Apple if Al Gore, a board member, “violated the company's Business Conduct Policy.” There are concerns about whether Gore was behind Apple ending its...
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Clifton Heights Neighborhood News: Joe Reagan Recruited To ...

Clifton Heights Neighborhood News: Joe Reagan Recruited To ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
... of this year to pursue his next career in the public-purpose nonprofit philanthropic sector. Reagan, 48, has been president and CEO of the Greater Louisville Inc.-Metro Chamber of Commerce (GLI) since 2005.
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Does the US Chamber of Commerce have a choke hold over ...

Does the US Chamber of Commerce have a choke hold over ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Listen to a January 20, 2012 INTERVIEW about going to jail without even being charged with a crime for exposing the unlawful & unconstitutional union between California court leaders & US Chamber and with every lower court trying to ...
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Bill to Ban Self-Serve Alcohol Sales in California Lands on ...

Bill to Ban Self-Serve Alcohol Sales in California Lands on ... | California Advocate | Scoop.it
“Unfortunately the main opponents of this bill, the California Chamber of Commerce and state grocer associations, chose to ignore the evidence-based data,” stated Jorge Castillo, Alcohol Justice Advocacy & Outreach Manager.
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The 2011 State of the Union Address: Enhanced Version

President Obama speaks about moving forward to create jobs, out-compete in the global economy by investing in innovation and education, and win the future for our children and our country.
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US Chamber of Commerce Lays Out Goals for 2012 - Governing

US Chamber of Commerce Lays Out Goals for 2012 - Governing | California Advocate | Scoop.it
IBNLive.comUS Chamber of Commerce Lays Out Goals for 2012GoverningHe urged governors and state legislators to petition their representatives in Congress to pass policies that will create jobs back in their home states.
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Recovery requiresthe right climate - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

Recovery requiresthe right climate - Tallahassee Democrat (blog) | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Recovery requiresthe right climateTallahassee Democrat (blog)They heard more of that evidence Thursday during the Florida Chamber of Commerce's Capitol Days conference at Hotel Duval, where Carrie Blanchard, director of research and public policy...
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Chamber Bridges Divide - Greater Lansing Business Monthly

Chamber Bridges Divide - Greater Lansing Business Monthly | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Chamber Bridges DivideGreater Lansing Business Monthly“ Green says, “We were approached by Public Policy Associates [PPA] to co-host an employer conference on workplace diversity.
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To The Chamber: Is that all you've got? « CitizenVox

To The Chamber: Is that all you've got? « CitizenVox | California Advocate | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, the branch of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that seeks to limit consumers' access to the courts published a brief description of what it deemed the 10 “most egregious examples of frivolous and abusive litigation” from 2011 ...
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Chamber 101 Coming to Annapolis, Timonium & Rockville

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Blog ... Advocacy: Learn more about the public policy issues that impact Maryland companies and how you can get more involved in the Chamber's advocacy efforts. Networking: Find out ...
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Brown’s Budget Sends ‘Ransom Note’ to California Voters on Tax Increases

Brown’s Budget Sends ‘Ransom Note’ to California Voters on Tax Increases | California Advocate | Scoop.it
California Governor Jerry Brown proposed a budget that would lop off the equivalent of three weeks from the public school year if voters reject his proposal for $7 billion in temporary tax increases.
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