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Minimum wage divides experts

Voters will likely decide on the November ballot whether or not to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, even though experts are still divided on the issue. There will be plenty of anecdotes in between now and November

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Climbing gas prices lower consumer sentiment

Chapman University’s Anderson Center for Economic Research recently released California consumer sentiment survey results, demonstrating that although continued job growth and lowered unemployment rates are helping boost consumer sentiment, higher gas prices have done the opposite. According to a report on fuel

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Tax Foundation: CA has fourth-highest state taxes

The newest figures just released by the Tax Foundation show California continues to be one of the highest-taxes states in the country. According to “Facts & Figures 2015: How Does Your State Compare?” the Golden State now ranks fourth-highest for

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CA jobs improve, consumer sentiment dips

California’s jobs situation continues to improve — although there’s a dip in consumer sentiment. The California Employment Development Department today announced unemployment dropped to 6.9 percent in February, down from 7.1 percent in Dec. 2014; and down more than a point

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Video: An unsustainable recovery in California

Former California State Finance Director Tom Campbell gives his take on California’s economic outlook.  

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Video: Jerry Brown’s biggest challenge in CA

Chapman University Law School Dean Tom Campbell explains to CalWatchdog.com’s editor-in-chief Brian Calle how he believes the biggest challenge Gov. Jerry Brown faces is the “regulatory death that businesses see when they look at California.”  

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Chapman Forecast: More sluggish growth for CA 8

Nov. 29, 2012 By John Seiler Chapman University’s 35th annual economic forecast projects more sluggish growth for California in 2013. It was presented Wednesday in Costa Mesa before about 1,500 business and community leaders by Chapman President Jim Doti, also

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Chapman CA Forecast Warns Legislature 0

JUNE 16, 2011 By JOHN SEILER This morning, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the budget passed yesterday by the Democratic-run California Legislature. Even as he was doing so, Chapman University was revealing a sobering economic forecast that should make the Legislature

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