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The Port of Oakland is Open for Business

On October 22, the Bay Area Council and the Jiangsu Department of Commerce co-hosted a semi-virtual trade seminar to introduce China’s global log...
How We’re Preparing for More Wildfires and the Big One image

How We’re Preparing for More Wildfires and the Big One

California’s hotter and drier climate, paired with a century of fire mismanagement, has created an explosive combination that has contributed to ...
Court Ruling Highlights Urgency of Passing Prop 22 image

Court Ruling Highlights Urgency of Passing Prop 22

A state appeals court ruling Thursday (Oct. 22) threatened the existence of app-based ride-hailing companies in California and highlighted the urge...
11th Economic Profile Highlights Sluggish Recovery image

11th Economic Profile Highlights Sluggish Recovery

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute on Thursday (Oct. 22) released its 11th Bay Area Economic Profile, marking over two decades as the Institut...
Bay Area Council Sues Trump Administration to Block New H1-B Visa Restrictions image

Bay Area Council Sues Trump Administration to Block New H1-B Visa Restrictions

The Bay Area Council this week (Oct. 20) filed suit to block the Trump Administration from implementing harmful new restrictions that effectively g...
Council Unveils Second Ad in Tax Impact Campaign image

Council Unveils Second Ad in Tax Impact Campaign

The Bay Area Council this week began airing the second in a series of ads highlighting how a raft of proposed general tax increases will derail Cal...
Housing Committee Welcomes Sen. Wiener, Talks 2021 Legislative Strategy image

Housing Committee Welcomes Sen. Wiener, Talks 2021 Legislative Strategy

This week, the Bay Area Council’s Housing Committee met to shape our legislative strategy for 2021. The meeting was kicked off by Chair Mary Huss...
Regional Housing Allocations Adopted image

Regional Housing Allocations Adopted

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) recently adopted the methodology that will be used to determine where housing must be produced in th...
Member Spotlight: Blue Shield image

Member Spotlight: Blue Shield

Blue Shield of California, a taxpaying, nonprofit health plan, is proud to model diversity and gender equity starting at the top of the company. Ef...
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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