California Economy Turning Around? It’s All About The Jobs

When you talk with Californians about the state of the state, the conversation turns to the economy, and especially to jobs. A recent poll by the PPIC showed that 67 percent of California voters say jobs and the economy are the state’s biggest priority.

Michael Hiltzik’s column in the LA Times this week wonders out loud if California even has a job creation policy. The highly respected president of the Southern California Association of Government, Glen Becerra put it very directly.

“When is it worth staying in California to do business?,” asked Becerra. “I don’t see the state or local governments putting an emphasis on job creation.”

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