California Drought and Water News for July 9, 2014

Associated Press: California considers mandatory water restrictions NBC Southern California: California Board Considers Fines for Water Wasters McClatchy Washington Bureau: As farm interests line up against water regs, EPA officials begin the hard sell Stockton Record: Delta water getting saltier, fish kills show NBC Southern California: California Drought Creates Extreme Fire Danger, Low Water Reserves Capital Public Radio: Drought Gives […]

CASA Annual Conference Update

  CASA Annual Conference Update   Explore Sustainability, Collaboration and Ethics with Your Colleagues in Monterey. Register Now– Hotel cutoff is July 15th!   Now is the time to make your plans to join CASA for the Annual Conference August 20 through 22, 2014, at the Monterey Marriott.  The program will feature speakers and panel presentations designed to […]

California has world’s 8th largest economy, beating Russia, Italy

California has world’s 8th largest economy, beating Russia, Italy By Dale Kasler dkasler@sacbee.com Published: Monday, Jul. 7, 2014 – 11:37 am Last Modified: Monday, Jul. 7, 2014 – 2:14 pm California’s economy has overtaken Russia and Italy, with the state now ranked as the world’s eighth largest economy. Read more here at The Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/07/07/6538711/california-has-worlds-8th-largest.html   

California Trade Report from Beacon Economics — July 2014

  July 2014 CA Exports Outpace US Again California exporters turned in another exceptionally strong performance in May with total export trade reaching $14.23 billion. The state’s overall merchandise export trade was up 7.4% over the same time last year… Read Full Analysis Now SHARE:  Meet Our Experts    Christopher      Thornberg Christopher Thornberg […]

John Coleman Interview — “Water Resources in California and its Impact on Jobs & Trade”

BPC CEO John Coleman recently gave an interview with Ed Baxter from Talk Radio 910 to discuss the current water situation in California. This interview can be listened to at the following link: John Coleman Interview — “Water Resources in California and its Impact on Jobs & Trade”        

June e-newsletter from the California Alliance for Jobs

    June 2014     Decision on Water Bond more likely now that Governor has weighed in Governor Brown last week engaged in discussions with Senate and Assembly leadership to negotiate a water bond to replace the current $11.14 billion bond that is set to go before voters in November, which likely means a […]

Second Climate Ready Grant Round Announced

The Coastal Conservancy has announced a second round of Climate Ready grants. You can view the announcement on The Coastal Conservancy website. Please see the related press release below: Sen. Ted Lieu measure brings in $1.5 million in grants to fight climate change, rising sea levels SACRAMENTO – If your coastal community is serious about […]

California Capitol Hill Bulletin – June 26, 2014

The California Institute for Federal Policy Research a resource for information regarding federal policy and California voice: 202-785-5454  ~  fax: 202-223-2330  ~  email ~ subscribe ~ twitter ~ contact ~ home Articles ~ Subjects ~ Bulletins ~ Publications ~ Events ~ Video/Audio ~ Formulas ~ CA Delegation ~ Our Supporters ~ Search ~ About California Capitol Hill Bulletin Volume 21, Bulletin 18 – June 26, 2014[online/pdf] To expand communications between Washington and California, the California Institute provides periodic bulletins regarding current activity on […]

California Capitol Hill Bulletin – June 19, 2014

California Capitol Hill Bulletin Volume 21, Bulletin 17 – June 19, 2014[online/pdf] To expand communications between Washington and California, the California Institute provides periodic bulletins regarding current activity on Capitol Hill that affects our state.  Bulletins are published weekly during sessions of Congress, and occasionally during other periods.  To subscribe to the Bulletin or other […]

California Regional Economic Outlook Report – June 2014

California demonstrated its economic resilience throughout 2013 and the first quarter of 2014, despite lingering effects of the Great Recession, higher state tax rates, federal government shutdown and the fierce debt ceiling debate in late 2013.  The state added 447,400 nonfarm payroll jobs in 2013 and 1.3 million jobs from the end of recession through […]