Our friend Joel Fox, Editor of Fox & Hounds and President of the Small Business Action Committee, provides an assessment of how business backed bills fared in the Legislature and with the Governor.

He states, in part, “A mixed record for business in this year’s legislative session got a bit of a boost when the governor signed a slew of bills intended to help business. While the latest flurry of bill signings is good news, big issues still concern the business community.

“The ballyhooed effort at the beginning of the legislative session to improve the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) ended in a whimper. What CEQA reform was achieved came about because politicians in Sacramento wanted to make it easier to build a basketball arena in downtown Sacramento. Broader CEQA reforms were benched.”

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