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Legislation Addresses UC Berkeley Enrollment Freeze image

Legislation Addresses UC Berkeley Enrollment Freeze

New legislation (SB 866) introduced this week (Feb. 21) by state Sen. Scott Weiner (San Francisco) would shield student and faculty residential pro...
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Assemblymember Buffy Wicks Appointed Housing Committee Chair

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon this week (Dec. 7) appointed East Bay Assemblymember Buffy Wicks Chair of the Assembly Housing Committee...
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Statement on Gov. Newsom’s Recall Victory

The Bay Area Council today (Sept. 15) issued the following statement on the resounding defeat of an effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. “Than...
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Big Win for Housing

Breaking the stranglehold of single-family zoning on California’s housing landscape has long been seen as a critical part of addressing the state...
Council CEO Jim Wunderman Again Named to Capitol Weekly Top 100 image

Council CEO Jim Wunderman Again Named to Capitol Weekly Top 100

We’ve frankly lost count of the number of times Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman has been named to the state’s most-watched list of top polit...
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California Clean Air Day 2021: Microgrants Program

On Wednesday, October 6, the Bay Area Council and 250 businesses and organizations across the state will unite to take part in California Clean Air...
Council’s D.C. Week Comes at Key Time, Helps Deepen Important Relationships image

Council’s D.C. Week Comes at Key Time, Helps Deepen Important Relationships

With the recent passage of the federal COVID relief package and ahead of an expected federal infrastructure bill, the Bay Area Council’s virtual ...
Prop. 15 Will Add to California’s Economic Hardship image

Prop. 15 Will Add to California’s Economic Hardship

Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman co-authored the following OpEd with Greater Sacramento Economic Council CEO Barry Broome to highlight how Propos...
2020 Bay Area Council Voter Guide image

2020 Bay Area Council Voter Guide

As the Bay Area struggles to emerge from one of the worst economic downturns in generations, a raft of general tax measures threatens to hamper wha...
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