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News for Economic

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —In honor of National Safe Digging Month this April, PG&E encourages everyone planning excavation projects big and small to get a free safe-digging ticket using the new and convenient tool: 811express.com . Customers, excavators and contractors are urged to take just one minute and use the online service on desktop, mobile phone or tablet at least two days prior ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 23, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred Feb. 1-25, 2017, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Partnership creates symbiotic relationship that helps COM students and the environment KENTFIELD, CA—March 14 , 2017— College of Marin (COM) is one of ExtraFood’s new partners in addressing food insecurity and reducing food waste in Marin County. Although many wouldn’t think that in this affluent county there would be an issue of people going hungry, but the reality is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more employees will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD). All remaining employers will be subject to this requirement beginning January 1, 2018. Any employer required under existing law to electronically submit wage reports and/or electronic ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber
Sunday, January 08, 2017
Working Solutions has been a proud San Rafael Chamber member since 2012. The nonprofit micro lender has partnered with the Marin Economic forum to create the Marin Loan Fund. This was designed to provide capital in the form of small business loans to entrepreneurs who are not eligible for bank loans. Together, they have created a fund with over $350,000 in lending capital that has been used to ...read more
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Wednesday, June 08, 2016
County Supervisor, District 2: Katie Rice County Supervisor, District 3: Kate Sears County Supervisor, District 4: Runoff between Chamber Endorsed Candidate Dominic Grossi and Candidate Dennis Rodoni ​ Measure B passed Measure D passed Congratulations to Assemblymember Marc Levine and Congressman Jared Huffman.
Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The Chamber has a strong and long policy of supporting programs and legislation to improve educational services, modernization of educational facilities and programs that create a qualified and capable workforce. The Chamber leadership believes that the bond measure is needed to upgrade the facilities in order to meet the growing demands of 21st century job training in technology, computers and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
We met in February with Marin Municipal Water District and key community members regarding possible solutions to allocations and entitlements. The idea of a Cap & Trade program was introduced, which could lead to more efficient allocations and more favorable rates, especially in times of conservation. Monthly automatic meter reads were introduced as a possible means to help identify leaks and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Advocacy, Economic
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Chamber President and CEO, Joanne Webster testified at the City Council Meeting, Monday, January 4th encouraging council members to amend the zoning code to allow for Junior Second Units. She encouraged Mayor Phillips and Council members to pass the new zoning code without restrictions including a lot size minimum and parking requirements previosly recommended by the Planning Commission. After ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Advocacy, Economic
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Read the Measures' information here .
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Read the article here .
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Thursday, November 12, 2015
Read AB-35 here .
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Friday, November 06, 2015
Read the letter here .
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Advocacy, Community, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
By Megan Hansen , Marin Independent Journal POSTED: 01/14/15, 6:39 PM PST | UPDATED: ON 01/14/2015 0 COMMENTS After learning about Whistlestop’s $25 million plan to build a five-story affordable senior housing and services center in downtown San Rafael, resident Dan Miller said he supports the idea, but doesn’t believe it’s in the right location. “This is just not ...read more
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Friday, October 02, 2015
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Categories: Economic, Chamber, Advocacy, Community, General News Article