Here is some more reaction to the recently published academic report that was critical of the EZ program.
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The Pasadena Star-News printed a commentary by City Councilwoman Mary Ann Lutz on the importance of establishing an Enterprise Zone in Monrovia. Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster touted the Enterprise Zone in his State of the City address this week. […]
The Sacramento Bee has posted the full text of the Governor’s State of the State address.
The following is a press release from the Assembly Democrats: (SACRAMENTO) – Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) and Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) today announced a $2.3 billion “green” economic stimulus package that will create jobs while […]
On January 7th, there was a bit of a riot in downtown Oakland. The City is planning on working closely with vandalized businesses, and the Enterprise Zone is one of the tools: At least 35 businesses were damaged in the […]
Long time readers of this blog, the California Budget Project has decided to launch its own blog: californiabudgetbites.org. I suppose we should feel honored that the very fist thing they decided to post was this jab against the Enterprise Zone […]
I will be speaking tomorrow at a breakfast meeting for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for a program they are hosting, “Take Advantage of State Enterprise Zone Tax Benefits.” The event starts at 8:00, hope to see you there.
Vince Vasquez, the senior policy analyst at the San Diego Institute for Policy Research, recently published a commentary highlighting the success of the San Diego Regional Enterprise Zone. The following was originally printed in La Prensa San Diego on 1/9/2009: […]
CAEZ will hold its quarterly board meeting in Sacramento on Jan. 21. The Governor’s new tax commission, or “Commission on the 21st Century Economy” will hold its first meeting on Jan. 22 in San Diego. Here is a link to […]
From the Tax Foundation‘s Tax Policy Blog: Question of the Day: How Do You Define a “New Job” or a “Saved Job?” by Gerald Prante So part of Barack Obama’s stimulus plan is this, as explained in today’s New York […]
Here is the January 2009 edition of the FTB’s “Tax News” newsletter. This issue includes information regarding the changes to tax credit usage implemented in AB 1452. It includes the following guideline to determine if a business falls under the […]
Here is the Sacramento Bee‘s summary of all the budget news that occurred over the holidays.
From the Wall Street Journal, “Obama Eyes $300 Billion Tax Cut:” Republicans are already criticizing parts of the stimulus package. Sen. McConnell, speaking Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” questioned one of the biggest items, which would send as much as […]
Here is the press release of the State Senate Republican Caucus reacting to the Governor’s budget proposal released today: Senate Republican Leader Dave Cogdill, of Modesto, today issued the following statement after the Governor’s Department of Finance released the 2009-10 […]
The Governor has released his 2009-2010 budget ahead of the anticipated 1/10/09 deadline. Here is the 84 page PDF. Here is the video of Finance Director Mike Genest’s press conference today. On page 58 there is a list of the […]
CALED is linking to Change.gov and the “The Obama-Biden Stimulus Plan.” Here are some of the points of interest: Barack Obama and Joe Biden have a plan to revitalize the economy. 1. Immediate Action to Create Good Jobs in America […]
The folks in Santa Clarita have implemented a number of unique and bold marketing strategies to promote their relatively new zone. For example, this television spot started airing in October on various cable channels (CNN, FoxNews, etc.) in the market: […]
The legislature passed the Democrat tax increase plan today, and the Governor said that he would not sign it. Read all about it at the Sacramento Bee.
Perhaps California will get some new revenue raising ideas from New York: ALBANY – Gov. Paterson yesterday socked New Yorkers with a mind-boggling 137 proposed new and hiked taxes on everything from beer to cab rides to iTunes downloads and […]
The Sacramento Bee Capitol Alert has just posted the lists of GOP revenue increase proposals and proposed program cuts. Update: Here are analyses of the GOP plan by Capitol Alert and John Myers’ Capital Notes Blog.
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