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State releases final plan to transform freight system
7/29/2016 3:50:00 PM
SACRAMENTO - In response to an Executive Order issued last year by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.,  state agency leaders today released the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan, a comprehensive document that serves as a blueprint for transforming the state’s multi-billion dollar freight transport system into one that is environmentally cleaner, more efficient, and more economically competitive than it is today. ...Read More
GO-Biz Hosting Over 30 Workshops for Businesses Interested in Applying for $75 Million in Tax Credit
7/11/2016 12:24:00 PM
Sacramento, California. The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced a series of workshops across California designed to help businesses apply for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC).
“The California Competes tax credit has encouraged hundreds of companies to expand in California and add valuable jobs in the state,” said GO-Biz deputy director Kristen Kane. “Our conitnued goal for these workshops is to reach new businesses in diverse communities that would benefit from more state resources.” ...Read More
North Hollywood Team Wins Inaugural GO-Biz Cyber Innovation Challenge
6/30/2016 3:40:00 PM
Sacramento, California – As part of California’s continued leadership in preparing a workforce of the future to address cybersecurity, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) hosted the inaugural California Cyber Innovation Challenge (CCIC) at Sacramento City College. ...Read More
GO-Biz Committee Approves $46.7 Million in Tax Credits for 67 Companies Adding Over 4,200 Jobs in CA
6/20/2016 10:19:00 AM
Sacramento, California – Building upon California’s nation leading job creation, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) committee approved $46.7 million in tax credits for 67 companies expanding and creating jobs in California. The awards will help these companies create a projected 4,235 jobs and generate over $1.3 billion in investment across California.  The complete list of approved companies and award amounts can be found here. ...Read More
California Launches Precision Medicine Impact Challenge in Collaboration with Singularity University
6/7/2016 1:36:00 PM
Sacramento, California The California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) have teamed up with Singularity University (SU) to issue a call to entrepreneurs to submit ideas using precision medicine approaches to foster prevention, early detection, and better management of disease.  ...Read More



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