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Bay Area Council Poll: Newsom Holds Strong Lead in Governor’s Race

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom holds a firm lead among Bay Area voters in the June primary to become California’s next Governor, according to the 2018...

New Study Will Explore Opportunities for Expanding, Deepening Bay Area, Fresno, Central Valley Megaregion Connections

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute and Central Valley Community Foundation today announced the launch of an in-depth study to examine Fresno...
New Report: Early Childhood Care and Education Key to Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace image

New Report: Early Childhood Care and Education Key to Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace

New report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute examines how strong early education and childcare programs can help advance gender equity in ...
New Report: California’s Healthcare Sector Key to Meeting State Climate Action Goals image

New Report: California’s Healthcare Sector Key to Meeting State Climate Action Goals

New Report: California’s Healthcare Sector Key to Meeting State Climate Action Goals Sector Uniquely Positioned to Take Lead On and Accountabilit...
Voters to Decide $4.5 Billion Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Plan image

Voters to Decide $4.5 Billion Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Plan

The Bay Area Council today (Jan. 24) loudly cheered a decision by the Bay Area Toll Authority to seek voter approval in June 2018 for Regional Mea...
Bay Area Leads Nation in Squeezing Most Economic Value from Water image

Bay Area Leads Nation in Squeezing Most Economic Value from Water

The Bay Area not only is one of the stingiest water users in the country it also squeezes more economic value out of every precious drop than any m...
California Businesses Launch Major New Climate Resilience Initiative image

California Businesses Launch Major New Climate Resilience Initiative

The Bay Area Council today launched the “California Climate Challenge,” a major new initiative to strengthen California’s resilience to clima...
Council Announces $3.3 Million for North Bay Fire Relief image

Council Announces $3.3 Million for North Bay Fire Relief

The Bay Area Council raised more than $3.3 million for North Bay fire relief during its Annual Dinner and Bay Area Business Hall of Fame event on N...
Regional Coalition Submits Bid for Amazon HQ2 image

Regional Coalition Submits Bid for Amazon HQ2

Leveraging a highly skilled and educated talent pool, a renowned innovation culture unmatched in the world and a slew of large transit-rich develop...

Bay Area Coalition Hails Assembly Passage of Traffic Busting Bill

A coalition representing many of the Bay Area’s largest employers and millions of workers and residents today (Sept. 13) hailed the state Assembl...
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