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2016 Bay Area Council Poll

Bay Area residents rank top issues, concerns for the region.

71st Annual Dinner and Business Hall of Fame Awards

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Tackling the Region's Toughest Challenges

Housing, traffic, water and workforce top Council's 2016 policy agenda

Charting a Course for Regional Economic Resilience

A strategy for maintaining the Bay Area's place as a global economic powerhouse.

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    2016-07-13 03:07:19

    Council Housing Committee Co-Chair Kofi Bonner Highlights Governor’s Streamlining Affordable Housing Bill on “Market Makers”

    Bay Area Council Housing Co-Chair and Regional President of Five Point Holdings Kofi Bonner was featured this week on The Registry’s “Market Makers” to discuss the consolidation of Lennar Urban into Five Point Holdings. Bonner took the opportunity to emphasize the crisis level cost of housing in the Bay Area, highlighting the Council’s advocacy efforts in support [...]

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    2016-07-13 03:07:08

    All Aboard on Caltrain Electrification

    The Caltrain Board of Directors drove the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project forward this week by approving $1.25 billion in contracts to begin design and construction of the electrification infrastructure as well as the manufacture of high-performance electric trains.

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    2016-07-01 01:07:19

    First-of-its-kind Regional Online Tool Will Connect Educators, Employers

    Helping students enter the workforce with the education, skills and training that employers want is the goal of a first-of-its-kind regional online tool that the Bay Area Council is developing under the leadership of its Workforce of the Future Committee chaired by Teresa Briggs of Deloitte and Glenn Shannon of Shorenstein Properties.

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    2016-07-01 12:07:41

    Council Scores Big Wins this Week in Sacramento

    The Council’s two sponsored bills SB 1069 and AB 1755 were both passed by Legislative Committees this week in Sacramento. SB 1069 authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (Fremont) will increase the supply of housing by easing the permitting of accessory dwelling units was passed by the Assembly Local Government Committee on Wednesday.