What is the role of the California State Controller?
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
2M ago
Discover the pivotal role of the California State Controller's Office in managing the state's finances and fostering economic stability. Led by Democrat Malia M. Cohen, the Controller oversees a myriad of financial functions crucial to the world's fifth-largest economy. Learn about the Controller's responsibilities, including accounting, internal auditing, unclaimed property administration, and supervision of local government finances. Explore how the Controller's actions shape California's fiscal landscape and ensure transparency and accountability in economic governance. For more insights i ..read more
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What is the role of the California State Treasurer?
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
2M ago
Discover the pivotal role of the California State Treasurer's office in our latest explainer video. Established in 1849, the Treasurer oversees the financial helm of the world's fifth-largest global economy. Led by Ms. Fiona Ma, the Treasurer ensures fiscal responsibility and economic prosperity, managing trillions in payments annually and overseeing an investment portfolio exceeding $124 billion. Dive deep into the Treasurer's multifaceted responsibilities and learn how they shape California's economic landscape. For more insights into the Golden State's governance and policy landscape, visit ..read more
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Single-Payer Healthcare Would Create Unimaginable Government Bureaucracy
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
When Tom Sheehy, Principal and Founder of Sheehy Strategy Group, thinks about single-payer healthcare, the first thing that comes to mind is the “DMV.” Imagine the same government that’s in charge of the DMV being in control of your healthcare. If the government takes control, businesses that provide private healthcare would be forced to shut down. Many people would lose their jobs and health providers. The government already has too much paperwork to handle as it is. What would happen if they had to process everyone’s doctor appointments and hospital visits? Sheehy says this scenario is “unim ..read more
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2023 Legislative End-of-Session Highlights
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
In a new video released by the Sheehy Strategy Group, Tom Sheehy provides a sobering overview of key business legislation that emerged from the recently concluded first year of California's two-year legislative session. As Sheehy points out, the session witnessed the introduction of a staggering 3,030 bills, and many of these proposals, if enacted, would impose financial burdens on taxpayers and curtail individual freedoms. Governor Newsom holds the fate of these bills in his hands, with a deadline of October 14 to sign, veto, or allow them to become law without his signature. The decisions ma ..read more
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Procurement Opportunities in Sacramento, California
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
For the Sheehy Strategy Group, navigating the complex state and local government procurement process and requirements is second nature. We help structure our client’s procurement business using California's Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) designations where appropriate giving our clients the state’s preferred status and access to more government contract opportunities. We have unparalleled expertise in all aspects of procurement from finding the right contract vehicle, developing proposals, winning awards, and protesting bad bid outcomes. Our decades of expe ..read more
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What Is the Role of the California State Treasurer?
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
Discover the pivotal role of the California State Treasurer's office in our latest explainer video. Established in 1849, the Treasurer oversees the financial helm of the world's fifth-largest global economy. Led by Ms. Fiona Ma, the Treasurer ensures fiscal responsibility and economic prosperity, managing trillions in payments annually and overseeing an investment portfolio exceeding $124 billion. Dive deep into the Treasurer's multifaceted responsibilities and learn how they shape California's economic landscape. For more insights into the Golden State's governance and policy landscape, visit ..read more
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Tom Sheehy Testifies on Need for More AB 5 Fixes
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
Tom Sheehy testifies before a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights advisory panel regarding the civil rights implications of California’s #AB5 legislation. Other panelists included AB 5 author Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu, and Assemblyman Kevin Kiley. The Sheehy Strategy Group is a full-service government relations, lobbying and public strategy firm with unparalleled experience and statewide reach and depth that has helped a diverse array of clientele navigate California's political landscape before the State Senate, Assembly, Governor and state agencies. Le ..read more
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What is the California DGS Procurement Division?
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
Dive into our latest explainer video, as the Sheehy Strategy Group sheds light on the pivotal role played by the California Department of General Services (DGS) Procurement Division. Managing the state's hefty $12 billion annual expenditure on goods and services, this division streamlines procurement, promotes small and veteran-owned businesses, and ensures adherence to legal and ethical standards. Learn how the DGS Procurement Division simplifies state contracting, offering insights into leveraged procurement vehicles like CMAS. For those seeking to navigate complex government procurements or ..read more
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Fall 2023 State Budget Update
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
California's state government revenues pose an unprecedented challenge. With personal income tax revenue shrouded in uncertainty due to IRS deadline extensions, budget writers lack crucial data. October revenue totals were $24 billion below predictions, but the full picture remains elusive. As the state heads into budget season, complexities abound, leaving legislators facing a daunting task in crafting a budget come January. Learn more: https://www.sheehystrategygroup.com/news/2023/11/13/fall-2023-state-budget-update #cabudget #cagov #caleg ..read more
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Why California Is Really Difficult for Small Employers
Tom Talks: Inside Sacramento
by Sheehy Strategy Group
3M ago
During a recent panel discussion with SacTown Talks, Tom Sheehy, Principal and Founder of Sheehy Strategy Group, said that while the Legislature claims to be fighting for small businesses, they are actually doing more harm than good. Case in point: In September 2020, the California Legislature passed SB 1383, which expands the California Family Rights Act. Before SB 1383, businesses with 50 or more employees had to offer 12 weeks of protected, not necessarily compensated, leave. Now, the threshold has been lowered to five or more employees. California is the first state in the nation to lower ..read more
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