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Caltrain Electrification Letter to President Trump and Transportation Secretary Chao

March 23, 2017 RE: LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP & TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY CHAO Dear President Trump and Transportation Secretary Chao: As CEOs and senior officers in Silicon Valley, who comprise some of the 400 members of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group – an association of employers who have facilities and employees in all 50 States and .. read more

On March 24th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation by

San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland Mayors Join Leading Regional Business, Planning Groups to Urge State Funding Solution to Fix Streets, Roads and Highways

Press Release Mayors of the Bay Area’s three largest cities today joined forces with the region’s leading business and urban planning groups to announce their endorsement of legislation – SB1 and AB1 — to invest in fixing California’s broken streets, roads and highways. They called on lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown to agree on a .. read more

On March 17th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , , ,

Leadership Group Media Statement: Affordable Care Act Access and Affordability

For Immediate Release   Media Advisory Today the Silicon Valley Leadership Group released this statement from President & CEO Carl Guardino. “The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is deeply committed to making health care more accessible and affordable to all. Employers, along with the government, are the largest payers of health care costs and are critical .. read more

Leadership Group Media Statement: Revised Travel Ban Executive Order

For Immediate Release   Media Advisory Today the Silicon Valley Leadership Group released this statement from President & CEO Carl Guardino. “President Trump on Monday, March 6th signed a revised version of the executive order on immigration, excluding Iraq from the list of certain predominantly-Muslim countries whose citizens face temporary bans. With this new Order, the .. read more

On March 14th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth

Contact: Kimberly Ellis / Kellis@svlg.org /408-501-7853 Sue McAllister/SJMcAllister@siliconvalleycf.org/650-450-5513 New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth San Jose, CA – March 2, 2017 – The Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project (SVCIP), now in its third year, .. read more

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Visits the Silicon Valley Leadership Group

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group hosted a CEO roundtable conversation with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on Thursday, January 5 at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Offices. During his visit, Secretary Foxx talked with approximately 15 representatives from government transportation agencies as well as the private sector about transportation concerns ranging from technological advancements .. read more

On January 5th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

Top Ten Priorities for 2017

Education Diversifying the STEM Pipeline: Advocate for policies that diversify the STEM workforce. Amplify and promote diversity and inclusion best practices. Energy Clean Energy Supply: Promote financing and deployment of clean energy and emerging technologies, to the benefit of Silicon Valley Leadership Group members. Environment Support State Climate Change efforts: Advance the policy environment that .. read more

On January 4th, 2017, posted in: The Leader by

Santa Run Helps Keep Silicon Valley Traditions Alive

Santa Run Helps Keep Silicon Valley Traditions Alive SAN JOSE, Calif. – Thousands of Santas are helping save San Jose’s holiday traditions: Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Founda-tion’s fifth Annual TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” – a 5K run/walk on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 18. Runners and walkers .. read more

On December 20th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by ,

“Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs

Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs Nine Public Agencies Selected out of 18 Applications in Six Categories Silicon Valley – Dec. 15 – Nine Bay Area public agencies have been selected to receive “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” awards from the Silicon Valley Leadership .. read more

On December 16th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Twelve Years of Helping Families in Need Through the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot”

SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 24, 2016 – The largest timed Thanksgiving weekend race in the United States is once again off and running with nearly 25,000 people participating in the 12th Annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” race to help local charities and those in need by supporting the Silicon Valley Leadership Group .. read more

On December 2nd, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by