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Economic Development Strategic Planning Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (PDT) Learn the complexity of strategic planning and its challenges, and the importance of the various stages in the strategic planning p

Legislative Leaders Strike Deal on Film & Television Tax Credit

SACRAMENTO - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Senate Presidentpro Tem-elect Kevin de León, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway and Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff announced a deal to expand, extend and improve California's Film and Television Tax Credit Program.

Prepare Now for EPA's Brownfield Grants Application

Thinking about applying for EPA's Brownfield Grants? Need to assess or cleanup a brownfield property for reuse or expansion? Here is a link to a document to help you get started. The request for proposal will be available this coming Fall/Winter 2014.

Meet the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S.

Nearly 700 California companies made the annual Inc. Magazine list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the U.S.

California has by far the most companies of any state, including the #1 fastest growing company and four of the Top 10.

California Small Business Profile

California's economy grew at a faster rate than the United States in 2012. California's real gross state product increased by 3.5 percent compared to 2.5 percent for U.S. gross domestic product. (Source: BEA)

AB 2416 Liens: Laborers and Employees

Unproven Wage Liens: This bill creates a dangerous and unfair precedent in the wage and hour arena by allowing employees to file liens on an employer's real or personal property, or property where work was performed, based upon alleged yet unproven wage claims. The bill is on the Senate Suspense file and will move to the Senate Floor next week.

Manufacturing Day is October 3, 2014

Manufacturing day is open to the general public but targets our youth; our future workforce to show them what manufacturing is really all about via a tour of your facility.