CalChamber is a non-profit organization representing more than 14,000 companies of all sizes. It highlighted 18 bills this year that were deemed a priority. These bills include AB 161, which would have banned paper receipts and complicated efforts to prevent shoplifting; and SB 1, which would have threatened reliable water supplies for farms.
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) represents the 36th Senate District in the California Legislature, which covers South Orange County, North San Diego County, and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Click here to download her official Senate photo.