Economy

Partner Spotlight: Golden State Opportunity’s CalEITC4Me Campaign image

Partner Spotlight: Golden State Opportunity’s CalEITC4Me Campaign

Every year hard working Californians leave roughly $2 billion on the table. That’s money working families and individuals could have claimed thro...
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We Messed with Texas

It was the Golden State against the Lone Star State on Thursday night at the Commonwealth Club, as Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman...
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Economic Forecast: Slower Growth a Good Thing?

Is a looming recession about to hit? That question was on the top of everyone’s mind this morning as the Bay Area Council Economic Institute conv...
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Statement on Pacific Gas & Electric Reorganization Plans

The Bay Area Council issued the following statement on the announcement by PG&E that it plans to file for Chapter 11 reorganization. PG&E was a fou...
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Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget a Good First Step for Addressing California’s Major Challenges

The Bay Area Council today applauded Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-20 budget as a good first step in addressing California’s major challeng...
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Former Council Chair Mendonca Named Chief Economic, Business Advisor to Gov.-elect Newsom

The Bay Area Council today (Jan. 5) heartily applauded the appointment of its former chair, Lenny Mendonca, to serve as Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom’s...
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Council Gives Big Thumbs Down to Texting Tax

A proposal by the California Public Utilities Commission to tax text messaging got a strong thumbs down this week from the Bay Area Council and oth...
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Council Briefs Gov.-elect Newsom on Megaregion Project

Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom received a briefing today on research the Bay Area Council Economic Institute is doing that examines the important economic...

Council, KPMG Explore Exciting New Opportunity Zone Program

Dozens of impoverished and low-income areas around the Bay Area are eligible for investment under a new federal Opportunity Zone (OZ) program that ...

Members Making News: Sutter Health, Heller Manus

Sutter Health’s Mills-Peninsula Medical Center recently announced the launch of a new groundbreaking approach to avoid delays in treating strokes...
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