PG&E News Release: Serving Up a Full Plate of Gratitude and a Side Dish of Energy Savings for Our Customers This Thanksgiving

PG&E News Release: Serving Up a Full Plate of Gratitude and a Side Dish of Energy Savings for Our Customers This Thanksgiving

San Francisco, CA…As we take time to feast and give thanks, the 25,000 coworkers of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) want to express sincere appreciation for our customers. Our community only works when we support one another. We are honored to be a part of it and privileged to provide energy service to millions […]

President Biden Nominates Jerome Powell to Serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve, Dr. Lael Brainard to Serve as Vice Chair

President Biden Nominates Jerome Powell to Serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve, Dr. Lael Brainard to Serve as Vice Chair

Washington, DC…Today, President Biden announced his intent to nominate Jerome Powell for a second term as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and to nominate Dr. Lael Brainard to serve as Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. While our country still faces challenges as […]

CVS Health to Accelerate Omnichannel Health Strategy Including 900 Store Closures

CVS Health to Accelerate Omnichannel Health Strategy Including 900 Store Closures

Woonsocket, RI….Health (NYSE: CVS) announced several steps to support its strategy of making health care more affordable, accessible and convenient for consumers. Prem Shah has been named to the newly created role of Chief Pharmacy Officer and will oversee the omnichannel pharmacy strategy, effective immediately. On January 1, 2022, Shah and Michelle Peluso will become Co-Presidents of CVS Health’s […]

CBO Summary of Cost Estimate for H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act

CBO Summary of Cost Estimate for H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act

Washington, DC…CBO estimates that enacting this legislation would result in a net increase in the deficit totaling $367 billion over the 2022-2031 period, not counting any additional revenue that may be generated by additional funding for tax enforcement. CBO This estimate is based on language in two documents, which are available from the House Committee […]

Governor Newsom Tours Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with White House Port Envoy John Porcari, Highlights Actions to Address Supply Chain Crisis

Governor Newsom Tours Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with White House Port Envoy John Porcari, Highlights Actions to Address Supply Chain Crisis

Los Angeles, CA…At the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach today, Governor Gavin Newsom highlighted the ongoing work to address the global supply chain crisis, including policies to help ease congestion and alleviate backlogs. The Governor was joined by Port Envoy to the Biden-⁠Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force John D. Porcari, ILWU […]

OSHA Suspends Enforcement of Covid Vaccine Mandate

OSHA Suspends Enforcement of Covid Vaccine Mandate

Washington, DC…From OSHA Today…”On November 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted a motion to stay OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, published on November 5, 2021 (86 Fed. Reg. 61402) (“ETS”). The court ordered that OSHA “take no steps to implement or enforce” the ETS “until further […]

Nevada to Hold Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate Steady in 2022

Nevada to Hold Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate Steady in 2022

Carson City, CA…Businesses will not face an unemployment insurance (UI) tax rate hike in 2022, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced. The announcement comes after considerable analysis, conversation and discussion between the Governor’s Office, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation and the Nevada business community. “I’ve done everything I can to support Nevada’s businesses, […]

State of Nevada to host “JobFest” on December 7

State of Nevada to host “JobFest” on December 7

Las Vegas, NV…To further the ongoing pandemic recovery effort across the Silver State, Governor Sisolak is joining with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) to host a Las Vegas “JobFest” packed with resources and support services from skills training to childcare. The JobFest will take […]

Governor Newsom Announces California has Joined COP26 Declaration on Zero-Emission Vehicles

Governor Newsom Announces California has Joined COP26 Declaration on Zero-Emission Vehicles

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California has signed on to a global agreement bringing together nations, states and regions, vehicle manufacturers, businesses, investors and other partners dedicated to rapidly accelerating the transition to zero emission vehicles. Launched by the UK COP presidency, the COP26 Declaration on Zero-Emission Cars and Vans aims to achieve 100% […]

Tahoe Conservancy to Expand Work to Restore Forest Resilience and Reduce Wildfire Risk

Tahoe Conservancy to Expand Work to Restore Forest Resilience and Reduce Wildfire Risk

South Lake Tahoe, CA…At its meeting on November 8th, the California Tahoe Conservancy Board adopted new forestry guidelines that will help increase the pace and scale of the Conservancy’s work to reduce wildfire risk to Tahoe communities and improve forest resilience. The Board also authorized a program budget of up to $50 million for the […]

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