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California Legislature Considers More Business-Bashing, Job-Killing Bills

As each year passes the California legislature introduces and often enacts increasingly severe measures that damage the state’s business climate.

We need only look at the newest summary of legislation that the California Chamber of Commerce issued yesterday. 1,343 more words

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How Family-Owned Companies Can Decide ‘Should We Stay or Should We Go?’

Warren Buffett is reported to have said, “Never test the depth of the water with both feet.”

Such caution is respected by families that own businesses, especially when they consider a new location for expansion, relocation or consolidation purposes. 1,025 more words

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IBD: 'High-Tax California Still Losing Thousands Of Businesses'

Investor’s Business Daily, citing our latest study, begins an editorial by stating, “To hear its media and political elites tell it, California is back on its golden path to long-term prosperity. 351 more words

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'Mixed message: Business relocation expert is both fan, critic of California'

Story in the Orange County Register today about yours truly:

For a guy who’s gained a reputation as a harsh critic of California’s business climate, Joe Vranich has surprisingly good things to say about the state.

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California: Awful Ranking in Business Tax Survey; How One Company Owner Said 'Goodbye'

The Tax Foundation issued its 2016 State Business Tax Climate Index, a highly respected report on the topic. For the fourth year in a row California ranks at No. 555 more words

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California May Face Oil Limits

The ever-escalating prices for energy in California contribute to the high cost of doing business in the state. For that reason, the column below, written by Ronald Stein, is being republished here. 804 more words

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Growing California Company Moving One Operations Center to Three Other States

There are times when being a site selection consultant means it’s time to kick back, have a bourbon, light a cigar and be delighted about how an assignment worked out. 546 more words

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