Global forum accelerating worldwide transition to clean energy

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2016 Bay Area Council Poll

Bay Area residents rank top issues, concerns for the region.

71st Annual Dinner and Business Hall of Fame Awards

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Tackling the Region's Toughest Challenges

Housing, traffic, water and workforce top Council's 2016 policy agenda

Charting a Course for Regional Economic Resilience

A strategy for maintaining the Bay Area's place as a global economic powerhouse.

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    Brown_SacBee

    2017-01-11 10:01:06

    Statement on Gov. Brown’s Proposed 2017-18 Budget

    “Gov. Brown’s proposed budget wisely reflects the uncertain economic conditions ahead, while also emphasizing the urgent need to invest in transportation and address the state’s massive housing crisis,” said Jim Wunderman, President and CEO of the Bay Area Council.

    JBL State Water Board Meeting 2

    2017-01-06 10:01:54

    Proposed Water Cuts Could Be Devastating for Bay Area

    The Bay Area Council voiced strong concerns at a State Water Resources Board hearing Tuesday (Jan. 3) on proposed changes to how water is allocated for urban, agricultural and environmental uses that could mean 50 percent cuts for 2.6 million of our region’s residential and commercial users.

    affordable housing

    2017-01-06 10:01:42

    Council Pushes for Legislative Action on Housing Crisis

    As the Bay Area Council gears up to drive action in the Legislature this year on California’s housing crisis, a new report out this week provides more damning evidence about the depth and breadth of the problem.