Speaking at the 2013 State of Valley Conference in San Jose, local officials said regional disconnect is hurting the Bay Area’s ability to collaborate, save administrative funds and respond to problems.
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New economic data from this week’s Silicon Valley Index report headlines this week’s Peninsula Report radio show. Reporters also weigh in on the growing number of cities banning plastic grocery bags and HIV preventative drug testing.
Richard Daley, former mayor of Chicago, was a featured speaker at today’s State of the Valley conference in San Jose. He presented six directives he says will help Silicon Valley retain its competitive edge and commit to green tech and conservation.
Constraints on new and small businesses are threatening Silicon Valley’s innovation and global competitiveness, said a panel of experts at today’s 2012 State of the Valley Conference.
1978 law Proposition 13 caps California property tax. But experts at today’s State of the Valley Conference say the law is outdated and prevents schools and local governments from getting the funding they need.
New report shows Silicon Valley’s unemployment rate decreased in 2011, but most of the growth was in the tech sector. The median income fell in the region, and the public sector continues to struggle.