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Mayor Liccardo, Supervisor Chavez and Santa Clara County School Board Members Celebrate International Walk to School Day With Focus on Benefits of Measure B

Measure B will bring $250 million toward improving bicycle and pedestrian safety, especially near schools, funding programs such as Safe Routes to Schools October 5, 2016 – As schools across the U.S. celebrate “Walk to School Day,” Santa Clara County officials, superintendents and community leaders are hosting a news conference to discuss the importance of .. read more

On October 7th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

The Leader – October 2016

Click here to read The Leader October 2016 Measure B will deliver the improvements we need with the accountability we deserve Chris O’Connor, Director of Transportation Policy With less than 32 days left until the election, we are now in the home stretch of getting Measure B across the finish line. November 8 will be .. read more

The Leader – September 2016

Click here to read The Leader September 2016 Health Care Innovation By Alexandria Felton, Senior Director Health Policy In Silicon Valley and around the state we have seen the rapid emergence of new health-tech companies. We believe that California has the competitive advantage to foster this emerging health-tech industry. Last year, investments in digital health .. read more

On September 1st, 2016, posted in: The Leader by

CTC Commissioner and Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino on CalSTA Funding for BART to Silicon Valley and Caltrain Electrification

August 15, 2016 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group applauds today’s action by the California State Transportation Agency that will bring $20 million to Silicon Valley to continue critical work to extend BART through San Jose all the way to the Santa Clara Caltrain station. “Through Secretary’s Kelley’s commitment that the Administration is stepping forward .. read more

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

The Leader – August 2016

Click here to read The Leader August 2016 Maintaining California’s Climate Change Leadership By Mike Mielke, Senior Vice President for Environment and Energy Since the 2006 passage of AB 32, the landmark Global Warming Solutions Act authored by then Assemblymember Fran Pavley, California has been a leader in reducing harmful air pollution, attracted billions of .. read more

On August 5th, 2016, posted in: The Leader by

The Leader – July 2016

Click here to read The Leader July 2016 Traffic Relief and Road Repair Measure Goes to the November Ballot By Chris O’Connor, Transportation Senior Associate The Silicon Valley Leadership Group recently surpassed a major milestone on an effort that could be a game changer for traffic relief and road repairs throughout Silicon Valley. After more .. read more

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Statement on Homelessness

San Jose – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group has a long-history of proactively leading and supporting statewide housing efforts like Proposition 1C (2006) and 46 (2002), which generated a combined $4.95 billion for affordable homes and homeless housing. In addition, in 2000, the Leadership Group was the driving force in establishing the Housing Trust Silicon .. read more

On June 29th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Statement on Hillary Clinton’s Tech and Innovation Initiative

“The Silicon Valley Leadership Group applauds presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for presenting her Initiative on Technology & Innovation. The Initiative reflects many of the policy priorities of the Leadership Group’s 400 member companies, including diversifying the STEM pipeline, increasing fundamental research funding, improving national digital infrastructure and strengthening cybersecurity. Clinton’s proposal conveys a vested interest .. read more

Trans-Pacific Partnership Supported by 57 Percent of Santa Clara County Voters

Contact: Nancy Sanchez / nsanchez@svlg.org / 408-501-7879 Silicon Valley Leadership Group Poll: Trans-Pacific Partnership Supported by 57 Percent of Santa Clara County Voters San Jose, CA – May 20, 2016 – A Silicon Valley Leadership Group poll of 600 likely Santa Clara County voters revealed that 57 percent would support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), versus 29 percent .. read more

Voters Likely to Support Santa Clara County Affordable Housing Bond

Contact: Nancy Sanchez / nsanchez@svlg.org / 408-501-7879 Silicon Valley Leadership Group Poll: Santa Clara County Voters Likely to Support Santa Clara County Affordable Housing Measure to Find Solutions for Veterans, Homeless, Seniors and the Disabled San Jose, CA – May 19, 2016 – A poll conducted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group found that a .. read more