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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin responds to Split-Roll Initiative Ballot Qualification

Courthouse News Service NICK CAHILL MAY 29, 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — The coronavirus pandemic and California’s shattered finances have injected urgency into an initiative that qualified for the November ballot Friday which — if passed — would reform the state’s landmark property tax code to raise billions for cash-strapped schools and counties. California Secretary […]

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CRA in Sac Bee Capitol Alert: Many California stores can reopen Friday from coronavirus lockdown, Newsom announces

BY ANDREW SHEELER AND DALE KASLERMAY 04, 2020 12:47 PM, UPDATED 3 HOURS 34 MINUTES AGO Many California retail businesses will be able to reopen with some modifications by the end of the week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Monday, signaling an easing of the restrictions he handed down on March 19 to slow the coronavirus

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CRA President Rachel Michelin in CalMatters: With coronavirus, California’s economy is in uncharted territory

BY BEN CHRISTOPHER PUBLISHED: MARCH 22, 2020 Social distancing may be good for public health these days, but it isn’t good for the California economy.  As the coronavirus pandemic forces millions of residents to cancel dates and travel plans, retreat from social life to shelter in place, key cogs of the state’s economic engine are grinding to a

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CRA President Rachel Michelin in Women’s Wear Daily: Coronavirus Retail Closures Could Take $60B From California Economy

Retail closures over coronavirus are expected to become more widespread throughout the state. By Kali Hays on March 18, 2020 Retail is one of the biggest sectors of California’s economy and the state is poised to take a major financial hit with widespread closures over coronavirus. Last year, the retail sector alone in California accounted for $330 billion worth of gross domestic

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CRA President & CEO on CBS Sacramento: Serial Siphoner Hits Davis Florist, But Prop 47 May Be Stopping Cops From Making An Arrest

….Labadie says he’s been hit more than a dozen times in two to three years, but nobody has been caught because of a change in state law. Prop 47 increased the threshold for a felony from $450 to $950. The idea was to keep non-violent criminals out of prison, but Rachel Michelin with the California

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CRA President & CEO Rachel Michelin in Fox News: California’s Prop 47 leads to rise in shoplifting, thefts, criminal activity across state

By Barnini Chakraborty | Fox News …. Rachel Michelin, president of the California Retailers Association, said shoplifting is not only hurting retailers but is also “becoming a public safety issue for consumers.” She said black-market dealers frequently cross state lines because they know California will go easy on them if caught. “They know what they’re

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CRA’s Vice President of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Comments on California Chamber of Commerce Prop. 65 Lawsuit

CalChamber files lawsuit against attorney general over Proposition 65 warnings for acrylamide on food FEDERAL COURT By Rich Peters I Oct. 21, 2019 While many experts are in full support of the lawsuit, others believe that it could lead into a dangerous direction in respect to the thousands of other label warnings required by Proposition

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CRA President in Politico Pro on Facial Recognition Technology Requirement

Bill requiring facial recognition notices at businesses gets shelved Politico ProBy Katy Murphy 09/10/2019 02:24 PM ED A bill that would have required California bars and other businesses to post notices at entryways if they use facial recognition to identify customers was withdrawn from the Senate floor this morning.  CA AB1281 (19R), by Assemblyman Ed Chau (D-Monterey

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