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Bay Area Council Voter Guide

The Bay Area Council this week (Feb. 21) announced its positions on key state and local measures appearing on the March 5 primary ballot. The Counc...
Bay Area Council Endorses Prop. 1 on March Ballot; Announces Positions on Other Key Local Measures image

Bay Area Council Endorses Prop. 1 on March Ballot; Announces Positions on Other Key Local Measures

The Bay Area Council this week announced our endorsement of Proposition 1, the Behavioral Health Services Act on the March 5 primary election ballo...
Assembly Leadership Changes Could Bode Well for Bay Area image

Assembly Leadership Changes Could Bode Well for Bay Area

If you believe that whoever controls the levers of power conveys any political advantage, then the leadership and legislative committee changes ann...
Council Welcomes Speaker Rivas for Discussion on Key Issues image

Council Welcomes Speaker Rivas for Discussion on Key Issues

New Speaker of the California State Assembly, Robert Rivas, today met with members of the Bay Area Council Executive Committee and Board of Directo...
Banner Year in Sacramento for Bay Area Council Legislative, Budget Priorities image

Banner Year in Sacramento for Bay Area Council Legislative, Budget Priorities

With just one day left before the Oct. 14 deadline for Gov. Newsom to sign or veto legislation, the Bay Area Council is celebrating what appears to...
Council Cheers Veto of Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers image

Council Cheers Veto of Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers

California’s unemployment insurance program was established to assist workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own, but a misguided ...
Wunderman Named Chair of New California Coalition; Tracy Hernandez to Serve as CEO image

Wunderman Named Chair of New California Coalition; Tracy Hernandez to Serve as CEO

The New California Coalition (NCC), one of the state’s fastest growing business civic groups uniting tens of thousands of change-hungry Californi...
Curtain Rises on Shutdown Theater image

Curtain Rises on Shutdown Theater

With House Republicans locked in an increasingly ugly intra-party battle and unable to even begin debate on the most noncontroversial of its spendi...
Leg Tracker: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly image

Leg Tracker: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

It was a banner year for Bay Area Council legislation on a range of issues, but the overall picture from Sacramento was far less sanguine when it c...
Council Hosts Discussion with Congresswoman Barbara Lee image

Council Hosts Discussion with Congresswoman Barbara Lee

The Bay Area Council was honored to welcome Congresswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Barbara Lee aboard the Klamath for a discussion with our member...
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