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EDITORIAL: High cost of doing business in California

A new study by the California Foundation for Commerce and Education has found high labor costs, high taxes, widespread lawsuit abuse and overzealous regulations have driven the state's business operating costs 19 percent above the national average, writes the Orange County Register. Policymakers should act to save jobs by making reforms across the board and not only to industries with political clout, the paper argues.

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NEWS: Small Businesses Give California an F for Friendliness

A nationwide survey of 12,632 businesses found California is one of the country's worst places to do business, according to the Newsfactor Business Report. Entrepreneurs named labor and hiring, health and safety, regulations and ease of starting a company as main factors contributing to the state's anti-business climate.

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NEWS: Oil and gas industry generates thousands of jobs in California, report finds

Los Angeles Times story on a new report conducted by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp., which shows the oil and gas industry creates about 49,000 jobs in Los Angeles County and billions of tax revenue in California.

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NEWS: MetLife Shipping Jobs Out Of California To Save On Taxes

CBS News reports insurance giant MetLife Inc. is moving 2,600 jobs from offices in four Northeast states and California to North Carolina, which is offering tax and other incentives that could top $94 million.

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NEWS: Tax hikes would cut California economy by $26.3 billion, study says

The Orange County Register reports higher tax rates on top of U.S. wage earners would reduce U.S. output by $200 billion and the workforce by 710,000 jobs over a decade, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Federation of Independent Business.

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