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CA Supreme Court Strikes Down Hearing on 2018 Ballot Tax Measure

On Wednesday September 9th, the California Supreme Court refused to hear a case brought forward by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the California Business Roundtable and the California Business Properties Association regarding whether only a simple majority versus a supermajority vote was necessary to pass a San Francisco corporate tax ballot measure which passed in 2018.

Possible new Life Sciences Hub in Los Angeles

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) welcomes the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) vision to begin the RFQ/RFP process for the development of a biomedical complex on the LAWA northside area site. This concept will greatly bolster California’s ability to keep up with the needs of the sector and further provide economic development opportunities for innovative life science companies.