Last Chance to apply to apply for 2023 CCA Convention Internship
Internship applications for the 2023 CCA/CCW Convention happening Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nev. are due Oct. 10, 2023 at 11:59pm PST. Selected interns will help run CCA’s tradeshow booth, onsite registration and other behind the scenes tasks at the event, they will also get to attend select meetings of interest, general sessions and the tradeshow with complimentary lodging and registration. Additionally, the interns will get to interact with CCA leadership and staff, as well as industry leaders at the best attended meeting of the year. For further information and to apply, click here.
A Week of Significant Change for California’s Delegation in D.C.
Last week, Legislative Bulletin reported that Democrat Laphonza Butler had been tapped by Governor Newsom to fill the vacancy created by the death of California Senator Dianne Feinstein. On Tuesday, Butler was sworn into the Senate by fellow Californian Vice President Kamala Harris, officially becoming California’s junior Senator.
On the other side of the Capitol that day, California Representative Kevin McCarthy was ousted as Speaker of the House after Florida Republican Matt Gaetz filed a motion to vacate. A unified Democratic caucus joined eight Republicans in supporting the motion, resulting in McCarthy being stripped of his Speakership.
The House of Representatives can conduct no formal business until a Speaker is elected by a majority vote of the chamber. The Republican caucus is expected to meet tonight and to host a ‘candidate forum’ of those seeking to succeed McCarthy tomorrow, with Speaker votes expected to begin Wednesday. McCarthy said last week that he will not seek reelection as Speaker, but indicated today that he would be willing to serve again should the Republican caucus coalesce around him.
Department of Insurance Previews Wildfire Insurance Deal
Last month, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara hosted a press conference to announce “California’s Sustainable Insurance Strategy.” The Strategy, representing a deal reached with insurance companies, would require insurers to increase their participation in high wildfire risk communities to “no less than 85% of their statewide market share” and would have to bring on some policyholders currently participating in the state’s insurer of last resort, the FAIR Plan. In return, insurance companies would be permitted to use forward-looking catastrophe modeling in setting their insurance rates. For additional details, see the September 25 edition of Legislative Bulletin.
107th CCA + CCW Annual Convention Attendee Registration Open
Attendee registration for the 2023 CCA/CCW Convention is now open! Register, reserve your room in CCA’s room block and get more information at https://calcattlemen.org/convention2023. An updated convention schedule can be viewed here. Click the links below for more resources related to the event. Attendee Registration | Reserve your Tradeshow Booth Now | Sponsorship Opportunities.