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Governor Brown, “I urge all Californians to support small businesses during Small Business Saturday on November 24th ..."
Sacramento, Calif. – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a letter in support of the upcoming Small Business Saturday on November 24th. Small Business Saturday is an initiative that marks a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country.
“California has 3.9 million small businesses which employ 49 percent of the private sector workforce and generate over 40 percent of the California’s $152.1 billion in total exports,” stated the Governor in his letter. “I urge all Californians to support small businesses during Small Business Saturday on November 24th, and to continue their support throughout the year.”
View the Letter.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California’s leader for job growth and economic development efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more. For more information visit, www.business.ca.gov.
Kaitlin LewisAssistant Deputy Director of Communications