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WINNING A WAR OF WORDS ON HETCH HETCHY BALLOT MEASURE

The Bay Area Council and other opponents of a costly and dangerous plan to dismantle the Hetch Hetchy Water and Power System scored a significant v...

High Speed Rail Decision a Big Win For California, the Bay Area and the Bay Area Council

California and the Bay Area took a gigantic leap forward with the state Senate's approval of funding to begin construction on the initial phase of ...

Sacramento Here We Come

The Bay Area Council is excited to announce it will be opening a Sacramento office just a stone’s throw from the capitol building, providing us a...

NEW STUDY ASSESSES THE BAY AREA’S POWERFUL INNOVATION SYSTEM AND THE CHALLENGES IT FACES

Stagnating federal investment in basic research, declining state funding for higher education and immigration policies that limit access to global ...

SUPREME COURT RULING RETURNS FOCUS TO CONTROLLING COSTS AND IMPROVING HEALTH

“Today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court frees us to focus on the state-based details of fixing our broken healthcare system,” said Jim Wund...

Spring Business Confidence Survey Signals Optimism About Economy, Caution About Hiring

The Bay Area Council today released its spring Business Confidence Survey, with employers signaling caution about hiring, expressing modest optimis...

Council Members Bring Their Agenda to New APEC Ambassador

New U.S. Ambassador to APEC Hans Klemm meets with Bay Area Council members to discuss a range of global trade and economic issues.

Great News for Port of Oakland, Regional Trade and Employment

One of the Council's lead priorities got a big boost that will spur new jobs and support the region’s valuable trade industry.

Rep. Anna Eshoo Joins Council in Releasing Study on Economic Benefits of Modernizing Caltrain

Modernizing the Caltrain commuter service would create the equivalent of almost 9,600 jobs, increase property values and generate overall economic ...

Make Your Voice Heard: Vote on June 5!

The Council encourages you to exercise your right to vote on Tuesday, June 5. Learn about two measures the Council is paying particular attention t...
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