• Business Roundtable Responds to Middle-Class Tax Increase Proposal Introduced in California Legislature

    California Business Roundtable President Rob Lapsley issued the following response today to the introduction of ACA 11, the companion piece to AB 1400 (Kalra), that will increase Californians’ tax burden by an additional $163 billion per year. READ MORE
  • Business Roundtable Responds to Governor’s Commitment to Keeping K-12 Schools Open for In-Person Learning

    As California continues to rebuild its economy, working parents reentering the workforce need certainty that K-12 schools will remain open... READ MORE
  • Cost-of-Living Crisis Continues to Drive Up California’s Poverty Rate

    More people live in poverty in California than in any other state because of our high and rising costs of living. READ MORE
  • Statewide Business Community Responds to Governor’s COVID-19 Announcement

    The statewide business community responds to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement that state employees will no longer be able to self-attest vaccination status at the workplace. READ ‎MORE
  • California Business Roundtable Responds to Governor Newsom’s Actions that Could Further Drive Up the Cost of Gasoline and Harm Economic Recovery

    The governor’s actions don’t follow the science or data and will do major harm to working families and the economy. READ ‎MORE
  • Refusal to Address Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt Undermines Critical Safety Net Program and Guarantees Massive Tax Increase on All Businesses

    Businesses are paying the UI Fund debt taxes now. The Legislature must act! READ ‎MORE
  • Underfunding of Unemployment Insurance Fund Debt Guarantees $23 Billion Tax Increase on All Businesses

    We call on the Legislature to significantly increase funding to stave off a $23 billion tax increase on businesses that can least afford it and provide stability to this critical program. READ MORE
  • California Business Roundtable Supports Governor Newsom’s Move to Fully Reopen the Economy

    The business community will continue to aggressively work to stop the spread and encourage vaccinations, which are necessary steps to reopen the economy and protect our communities. READ MORE
  • Unified Business Community Calls To Reopen Schools

    The prolonged closure of California public schools is hurting the current and future workforce, economic recovery and the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of children. READ MORE
  • California Workers: Modernized Telecommuting Policies to Build Equity and Reduce Costs

    How a Health Crisis Can Create Jobs and Save Our Environment. READ MORE

Priorities Spotlight

Statewide Business Community Launches PSA To Encourage Vaccinations

STATEWIDE BUSINESS COMMUNITY LAUNCHES PSA TO ENCOURAGE VACCINATIONS “Do It For” PSA launches as state expands vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The unified California business community today released a new  public service announcement (PSA), “Do It For,” which will air statewide on TV, radio and social media, reaching millions

  • Business Climate

    California’s policy makers must work together to restore the promise of economic growth and prosperity. The state’s current business climate is hindering job creation efforts and stifling economic growth.

  • Education

    California’s future economic competitiveness demands an educated and highly skilled workforce. Business must be a unifying voice for the rapid improvement of our state’s public schools.

  • Infrastructure


    California continues to live off the legacy of past generations investment in infrastructure. Our long term economic prosperity demands that we make investments today to rebuild and strengthen our infrastructure.

  • Regulatory Reform

    California’s regulatory environment is the most costly and uncertain in the nation. Clear, consistent and wise regulations not only protect the well-being of the population but improve the business climate.

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The Roundtable membership is limited to leading companies doing business in California and participation is limited to chief executive officers and senior operating executives of these companies.

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