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Highlighting Importance of the World’s Bay Areas

The Bay Area Council took center stage as co-hosts of the Global Bay Areas Cooperation and Development Forum (GBAF) last Friday in San Francisco. C...
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Unicorns Prancing in the Bay Area

The Bay Area is home to more than half of all U.S.-based “unicorns,” according to a new analysis by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute tha...
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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 Council...
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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...
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