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How Many ‘Job Killer’ Bills Did Newsom Sign?



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The California Chamber of Commerce tagged 25 bills this year as “job killers.”

Want to guess how many Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law?

Exactly one — Assembly Bill 62, a union-sponsored measure banning piecework pay in the garment industry.

In total, Newsom signed 22 Cal Chamber-supported bills and vetoed five Cal Chamber-opposed bills.

Read more, including a look at the new laws supported by the Cal Chamber, at this link.

Bill McEwen is news director and columnist for GV Wire. He joined GV Wire in August 2017 after 37 years at The Fresno Bee. With The Bee, he served as Opinion Editor, City Hall reporter, Metro columnist, sports columnist and sports editor through the years. His work has been frequently honored by the California Newspapers Publishers Association, including authoring first-place editorials in 2015 and 2016. Bill and his wife, Karen, are proud parents of two adult sons, and they have two grandsons. You can contact Bill at 559-492-4031 or at Send an Email

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