Tag: Governor Jerry Brown

Flame Retardants are Bad for Business Thanks to AB 2998

Some manufacturers of children’s products, including the foam interiors of mattresses and upholstered furniture, may have to reexamine their development strategies, now that Assembly Bill 2998 (Bloom) has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. Citing concerns over exposure to questionable chemicals, state lawmakers found that although the chemicals were not necessary for fire safety,…

Record Numbers Claim Earned Income Tax Credit

More than 1.2 million Californians have claimed the California Earned Income Tax Credit (Cal EITC) in 2018—nearly tripling the number of claims from the previous year. The Cal EITC is available to qualified, low-income tax filers, who may be eligible for as much as $6,000—money that can be used to pay bills, cover basic needs…

DCA Director Grafilo, Governor Brown Kick Off Public Service Recognition Week

May 6-12 is Public Service Recognition Week, honoring the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county, and local government employees, day in and day out, with little notice or fanfare. Dean Grafilo, Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs, kicked off the week with a message to employees thanking them for…

Governor Brown Proclaims ‘California Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Week’

Millions of working Californians are leaving money on the table at tax time. One of the most effective tools for lifting families out of poverty, the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) put nearly $200 million directly into the hands of 400,000 working Californians last year. Qualified tax filers are eligible for as much as…

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