Economy

Headwinds Buffet California Jobs Recovery image

Headwinds Buffet California Jobs Recovery

New state unemployment data released this week highlights the headwinds that continue to buffet California’s economic recovery and the importance...
Analysis Shows Lifting SALT Cap Would Create Thousands of CA Jobs image

Analysis Shows Lifting SALT Cap Would Create Thousands of CA Jobs

A new analysis by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute suggests that restoring the full state and local tax (SALT) deduction would create thousa...
Whoa, Not More Taxes image

Whoa, Not More Taxes

Another tax on California’s economy surfaced this week (March 22) even as the state announced that budget revenues are exceeding projections. Los...
Another Tax Hike Rears Its Ugly Head image

Another Tax Hike Rears Its Ugly Head

Not again. Another misguided tax hike proposal has reared its head in Sacramento as California sits on record revenues, robust reserves and escalat...
Bay Area Loses Over 65,000 More Jobs Than Originally Estimated image

Bay Area Loses Over 65,000 More Jobs Than Originally Estimated

Annual revisions released today by the California Employment Development Department show that the nine-county Bay Area lost 66,700 more jobs in 202...
Waiting for Economic Point of No Return Not an Option image

Waiting for Economic Point of No Return Not an Option

The Bay Area Council didn’t coin the term “exodus” to describe anecdotal stories of companies, jobs and investment leaving California for oth...
Council Announces New Partnership to Deepen Board, Executive Diversity image

Council Announces New Partnership to Deepen Board, Executive Diversity

Despite years of hard work, women and communities of color continue to be underrepresented in the highest echelons of business leadership. Today, t...
Liccardo: Don’t Blame Tech for Exodus image

Liccardo: Don’t Blame Tech for Exodus

As the Bay Area Council moves quickly to advance our Business Climate Initiative, we were encouraged to read a powerful commentary by San Jose Mayo...
Troubling New Data Highlights Urgency of Addressing Bay Area Jobs Exodus image

Troubling New Data Highlights Urgency of Addressing Bay Area Jobs Exodus

Newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the first glimpse of the pace of recovery in regional economies across the natio...
Fighting to Keep Jobs in California image

Fighting to Keep Jobs in California

The stories continue to mount about California’s worsening business climate and the exodus of key companies, investors and top talent. And the as...
Subscribe to The Weekly Flash Subscribe
News and Guts Search Menu Left Angle Up Angle Down Angle Right Angle Left Arrow Right Arrow Email User Play Pause Fullscreen Exit Fullscreen Unmute Mute Close Loading Gallery Arrow Gallery Youtube Facebook Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Google + Flickr Yelp Trip Advisor