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New Year, Newsom, New-ish Bills

By Dennis Albiani and Faith Borges Democratic supermajorities were sworn into both houses of the Legislature in December and the New Year brought in a sweep of Democratic statewide office holders being sworn into office, the most notable being Governor Gavin Newsom....

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FBA’s public policy goals for 2019

FBA's Board of Directors has adopted the following public policy goals for 2019 State tax issues. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business and personal taxes in California: Continue our leadership role to maintain prohibition on...

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End-of-session legislative update

By Dennis Albiani and Faith Lane Borges Early in the morning of September 1, the 2018-19 legislative session was gaveled to a close. During the last month of session, the Legislature acted on over 1,000 measures, the majority of which made it to the Governor. All of...

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FBA lobbyists look ahead to August

By Dennis Albiani and Faith Lane Borges The Legislature has adjourned for a month long summer recess and will return on August 6th for the final four weeks of this legislative year. A month "off of work" is hardly the summer dream it sounds like. All statewide...

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Legislative Session Starts ‘Second Half’

By Dennis Albiani and Faith Lane Borges Apart from the spirited farewell speech from former Senator Josh Newman, who was recalled in the primary election last week, the days of vigorous debate and floor fights appear to be over in the deep blue California Legislature....

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FBA Joins Coalition Opposing Huge Tax Increase

The Family Business Association of California is one of the business groups that signed on to the following letter to Assembly Members Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, and Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, opposing their proposal to impose a 10 percent "surcharge" on corporate...

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FBA’s Public Policy Goals for 2018

Federal tax reform will lead to many issues surrounding state and federal tax conformity. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business taxes in California: Continue our leadership role to maintain prohibition on Estate Tax in...

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