“What goes on in Sacramento has a tremendous impact – good and bad – on small business,” Wilk said. “The agenda in Sacramento is big business, big labor and always bigger government but 99.45 percent of all businesses in California are small businesses and 49.5 percent of California’s workers are employed by one. They are truly the economic engine of this great state, yet so many times Sacramento ignores their importance to our economy and to our communities.”
At the conclusion of each legislative year, the NFIB identifies key legislation and the action taken on it by both the Senate and the Assembly and compiles a scorecard for each legislator.
The latest NFIB legislative scorecard can be found here.
“It is my job to speak up for the needs of the small businesses that lay out their own capital, hire millions of Californians and invest in our communities,” Wilk concluded. “Promoting policies that encourage job growth in our state, or stopping the ones that don’t, remain top priorities.”
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will host her annual party for youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.