Creating Jobs

California film and TV tax credits heading to Hollywood ending?

The entertainment industry, which has been perceived statewide as largely a Los Angeles-based industry, will send its production anywhere Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Regional Economies

Water bond deal is done. But will it actually improve California’s water system?

What's in, what's not and maximizing return on water investment Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Smart Investment, Infrastructure

If you build it, they will stay: Solving millennials’ housing puzzle

How the statewide housing shortage impedes California’s economy by pricing out a skilled demographic Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Californians, Millennials

Three ways to ensure California’s prosperity emerge from Summit’s Capitol Day

Water, workforce and sustainable, affordable community housing are the big themes on annual meeting of minds Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

Summit Capitol Day takes stage today in Sacramento

A full day of action highlights water, housing, infrastructure and workforce issues and their relationship to restoring luster to California's recovering economy Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

Reader Poll: Your thoughts on tax incentives as economic drivers?

State and local governments often use tax incentives like those mentioned above to attract or retain existing businesses and create jobs. But is it the best strategy for growth? Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Reader Poll

With water bond down to the wire, CA Fwd endorses Water Fix Coalition framework

California needs not just smarter water investments but smarter governance. Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Smart Investment, Infrastructure, Leadership Council, Tom McKernan, Tom McKernan

What’s in store on Capitol Day: How to make the promise of SB 375 a reality

With a projected population of 50 million over the next three decades, we can't sprawl our way to prosperity Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

California Economic Summit releases how-to guide on proposed new infrastructure financing tools

Ideas and new thinking empowers local leaders to address infrastructure issues within their jurisdiction Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

California Economic Summit calls for review of CEQA Guidelines

Efforts to update interpretations of this key (and controversial) environmental regulation is nearing completion Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

Reader Poll: Brother, can you spare a dime for water infrastructure?

Are you willing to pay more for your water bill each month if the revenue generated from the rate increase was dedicated to improving the old worn out water system? Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs, Smart Investment, Infrastructure, Reader Poll

What’s in store on Capitol Day: How to train workers for new economy

Bridging the skills and poverty gaps just one topic on tap Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

Watching two issues vital to California prosperity: manufacturing and water

Effects of drought and manufacturing on the California economy get a status update. Read More

Categories: Economy, Creating Jobs

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