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COUNCIL ENGAGING WITH NEW LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON REGIONAL PLANNING

East Bay Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (Richmond) this week (Jan. 28) was appointed chair of a new Select Committee on Regional Planning in the San ...

Bay Area’s Connectedness Key in Maintaining Economic Dominance

A robust network of connections among top business executives, innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, academics and investors is a major reason the...

IS AN ECONOMIC DOWNTURN ON THE HORIZON?

The question of a coming downturn was among the main topics addressed today (Jan. 15) at the Bay Area Council Economic Institute’s 9th Annual Eco...

COUNCIL CALLS FOR MERGER OF REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCIES

Well-coordinated regional planning is absolutely critical if we are to address the region’s housing affordability crisis, upgrade its congested t...

COUNCIL PRIORITIES FARE WELL IN PROPOSED STATE BUDGET

The Bay Area Council reacted generally favorably to the proposed 2016-17 state budget that Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled yesterday (Jan. 7). Here is a ...

New Poll Shows Strong Support for Stabilizing Higher Ed Funding

The Bay Area Council today released results of a statewide poll that shows California voters want to put the brakes on decades of state funding cut...

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: BAYER Marks STEM Leadership Milestone

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of its award-winning “Making Science Make Sense” program, Bayer and the National PTA announced plans to engage...

COUNCIL’S 2016 POLICY AGENDA TAKES DEAD AIM AT REGION’S TOP CHALLENGES

The Bay Area Council is taking dead aim at solving the region’s crisis-level housing and traffic problems with a 2016 policy agenda adopted this ...

COUNCIL MOURNS LOSS OF DOUGLAS SHORENSTEIN

Council Chair Michael Covarrubias called for a moment of silence at yesterday’s (Dec. 3) Board of Directors meeting to honor beloved Bay Area bus...

BAY AREA’S OUTSIZED ROLE IN STATE FISCAL OUTLOOK

The state’s Legislative Analyst’s Office may want to grab a copy of our Bay Area Council Economic Institute’s recent Roadmap for Economic Res...
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