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December 14, 2015
by Barbara Vergetis Lundin
SmartGridNews.com
December 11, 2015
by Jana Adkins
The Santa Clara Valley Signal

Despite California’s reputation as not being business friendly due to its higher tax structure, a study that examined other trends showed the state is still a good place to do business.

The study found the state is attractive for creating and sustaining successful businesses, and also that California is creating jobs faster than the national average.

While many of those new jobs are created by existing businesses, many are also coming from new firms, according to the report.

December 10, 2015
by Cathy Whitman
KGO Radio

The business climate in California is improving. A new report shows the state ranks high when it comes to new business development and small business growth.

The report looked at three major indicators of business in California.

“Job creation and also the creation of new businesses and the expansion of old businesses.”

Next 10 founder Noel Perry helped author the report’s and the numbers show “California has above average and better in job creation and also in creating new businesses.”

December 10, 2015
by Dan McSwain
The San Diego Union-Tribune

A new study finds that California isn’t nearly as hostile to business as its reputation would suggest.

In fact, the state ranks near the top in several key economic measures, such as net job creation and the rate of startups. This is a big deal for two reasons: New businesses create far more jobs than old ones, and California’s high ranking comes despite its onerous costs for taxes, land, energy and other key inputs.

December 10, 2015
by Kevin Smith
Press-Telegram

California is outpacing the nation in employment growth, and many of the jobs are coming from new businesses.

That’s one of the takeaways from the newly released California New Business Creation report, commissioned by the nonprofit organization Next 10 and prepared by Beacon Economics. The study dispels the notion that the Golden State’s unfriendly business climate has sidelined its economy.

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