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Statement on Passing of George P. Shultz

The Bay Area Council today (Feb. 7) issued the following statement on the passing of George P. Shultz. “George P. Shultz was a giant among world ...
New Report: Making the Megaregional Case for a New Transbay Rail Crossing image

New Report: Making the Megaregional Case for a New Transbay Rail Crossing

A new transbay rail crossing between San Francisco and the East Bay would not only ease congestion along one of the Bay Area’s busiest commute co...
Statement on Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris image

Statement on Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris

The Bay Area Council today (Jan. 20) issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. ...
Statement on AB 71 to Raise Taxes on Struggling Businesses image

Statement on AB 71 to Raise Taxes on Struggling Businesses

The Bay Area Council today (Jan. 13) issued the following statement in response to the introduction of AB 71, proposed legislation to raise taxes o...
Statement on the Violent Insurrection to Overturn the Election image

Statement on the Violent Insurrection to Overturn the Election

On behalf of the Bay Area Council, CEO Jim Wunderman today (Jan. 7) issued the following statement in the wake of the horrific and violent insurrec...
New Analysis Shows Number of Jobs that Can Work from Home in the Bay Area, Highlights Regional Implications image

New Analysis Shows Number of Jobs that Can Work from Home in the Bay Area, Highlights Regional Implications

SAN FRANCISCO—The Bay Area has a higher percentage of jobs eligible for remote work than any other major metropolitan region in the state, accord...
Council Applauds Appointment of Dee Dee Myers to Lead GO-Biz image

Council Applauds Appointment of Dee Dee Myers to Lead GO-Biz

The Bay Area Council applauds Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointment today of Dee Dee Myers, former Warner Brothers executive vice president o...
With Release of Feasibility Study, Bay Area Council Encourages WETA to Bring Hovercraft Services to the Bay image

With Release of Feasibility Study, Bay Area Council Encourages WETA to Bring Hovercraft Services to the Bay

SAN FRANCISCO–Today the Water Emergency Transportation Authority received a much-anticipated Hovercraft Feasibility Study prepared by AECOM t...
Court Rules in Favor of Bay Area Council in Lawsuit Opposing Trump Administration H-1B Restrictions image

Court Rules in Favor of Bay Area Council in Lawsuit Opposing Trump Administration H-1B Restrictions

The U.S. District Court for Northern California today handed the Bay Area Council a major victory in its lawsuit to block the Trump Administration ...
After Raising Objections, Bay Area Council Applauds End of 60% Work from Home Mandate image

After Raising Objections, Bay Area Council Applauds End of 60% Work from Home Mandate

An onerous work-from-home mandate on Bay Area businesses was formally shelved today (Nov. 20) after the Bay Area Council raised strong objections. ...
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