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Advocacy Pays Off on Peninsula Express Lane Project

Easing traffic on one of the Bay Area’s most economically productive corridors through Silicon Valley has long been one of the Bay Area Councilâ€...
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Council Welcomes United States Ambassador to the European Union

The Bay Area Council on Wednesday (March 27) welcomed U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland for a wide-ranging discussion of U.S. g...
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Getting Into the Zone

The Bay Area Council is getting in the zone, the Opportunity Zone, that is. The 2017 federal tax reform created Opportunity Zones, which provide ta...
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Bay Area Council Announces Support for STEM Legislation

The Bay Area Council is supporting crucial legislation to expand access to computer science education in K-12 classrooms. Assemblymember Marc ...
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The Apprentice (Bay Area Style)

Expanding apprenticeship opportunities is a key strategy in the Bay Area Council’s efforts to meet the region’s growing workforce needs. The Co...
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Former Council Chair Michael Covarrubias Profiled

Even if you have not crossed paths with Michael Covarrubias in business or socially, it’s likely that as a Bay Area resident you have had indir...
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Bay Area Cities Dominate Best-Performing Ranking

Bay Area (and megaregion) cities again dominated an annual ranking of the nation’s best-performing cities. The ranking by the esteemed Milken Ins...

Promising News on Immigration Reform

Immigration reform that the Bay Area Council has been pressing for several years took a promising step forward this week when a bipartisan bill cle...

Big Legislative Wins on Healthcare

California this week took a big leap forward in advancing healthcare reform and creating a high-value health system, among the Bay Area Council’s...

Supporting Governor’s School Funding Plan

The Bay Area Council on May 22 announced that it is supporting the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) proposed by Governor Jerry Brown in his May...
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