What You Should Know About Retail Today
Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 1:00 pm – 2:00pm
Join the experts at Buxton as they highlight key facts about the retail industry and what they mean for cities trying to understand the viability of their retail market, the creation of jobs, and how to increase sales tax revenue.
Presented in partnership with The Buxton Company
To My Fellow Citizens of California:
Four years ago, I asked that you support my candidacy for governor based on my bringing an “insider’s knowledge but an outsider’s mind” to fix the budget breakdown and overcome Sacramento’s poisonous partisanship. Now, four years later, a $27 billion deficit has become a surplus and our credit rating and public confidence are rising. State budgets are not only balanced but they are on time and free of the rancor of past years.
Columbus, OH - The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) calls on development finance stakeholders and Congress to voice their objection to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman David Camp's (R-MI) tax reform plan. Representative Camp's plan would eliminate the tax exemption for Qualified Private Activity Bonds (PABs).
Summary: Under the general direction of CALED’s President & CEO, the Business Development Manager (“BDM”) will be responsible for managing CALED’s economic development finance programs, promoting them to potential clients, and serving as the staff expert on issues relating to economic development financing. The programs include bond financing for non-profits and manufacturing, a revolving loan fund from the Economic Development Administration (in partnership with Valley Economic Development Corporation), and a statewide PACE program (in partnership with Figtree).
Report Finds PG&E Contributed $22.2 Billion of Economic Activity and Supported Nearly 71,600 California Jobs in 2012
San Francisco, Calif. — A new report released today shows that Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) not only provides more than 15 million Californians with safe, reliable and affordable gas and electricity, but also helps drive California’s economy. New research shows that PG&E contributed $22.2 billion of economic activity and supported nearly 71,600 jobs in its service area in 2012.
Each year, SSTI takes a look back at the past year's activities in tech-based economic development and examines various policy and financing tools such as access to capital, tax incentives, tech hubs, education policy and much more. Click here to download the report.
Click here to read the CDFA California Financing Rountrable February Newsletter.
The California Board of Equalization (BOE) has released its final discussion paper on the proposed regulation for the partial sales and use tax exemption for manufacturing and R&D equipment purchases. It can be found here: http://www.boe.ca.gov/meetings/pdf/1525-4TDPweb.pdf.
In December 2013, the Obama Administration launched a national competition to designate up to 12 communities as “manufacturing communities” in the U.S. The Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) will help accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in regions across the country. The IMCP will reward communities that best highlight their strengths and demonstrate they can combine their efforts around workforce training, infrastructure, and research centers to implement an economic development plan that will attract, retain and expand manufacturing investment.
Message from Carolyn Beteta:
Today, it is with great excitement that we are announcing the official launch of the new Viist California Online Community, and I would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to take part in this groundbreaking new venture.