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Reopening California Webinar

On June 30th 2020 Hoge Fenton and Frank, Rimerman + Co, LLP hosted a webinar moderated by John Kabateck, CEO of Kabateck Strategies and California State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business

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Newsom charges ahead as California virus cases reach new record

Florida is shutting down all bars. Texas is doing the same — and imposing a host of new restrictions. Arizona is in a state of crisis as the coronavirus spreads at a new and alarming rate.

But in California, which is shattering single-day records for new Covid-19 cases and watching hospitalizations climb higher by the day, Gov. Gavin Newsom isn’t touching the state’s dimmer switch. At least for now.

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Please Don’t Heap New Privacy Rules on Fragile Small Businesses

My friends at BizFed, the Los Angeles Business Federation, just released the results of their May survey of business owners. Among other disturbing findings on the impact of COVID-19 on the businesses, almost half of all respondents said their revenues have dropped by more than 50%. And our organization, the NFIB, the leading small business advocacy organization in California, recently reported that as many as 50% of small businesses are destined for failure if things don’t improve soon after Memorial Day.

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