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February 28, 2012
by F. Noel Perry
Capitol Weekly

With our state currently facing a more than $9 billion budget shortfall, most Californians say a solution that mixes spending cuts and tax hikes strikes the right balance. According to a new poll commissioned by Next 10 and conducted by Field Research Corporation, 52 percent favor this kind of even-handed approach -- making up half the difference by shrinking spending, and the other half by boosting taxes.

February 16, 2012
by Eve Pearlman
Alameda Patch

The Alameda Budget Challenge, launched in partnership with Next 10, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, is live online now. Use it to cut or increase spending to key departments including police, fire, recreation and parks, public works and library. Raise taxes: sales, utility or hotel.

February 10, 2012
by Dennis Evanosky
Alameda Sun

City Treasurer Kevin Kennedy and Deputy City Manager Lisa Goldman came up with the idea to put the challenge to the test here in Alameda after seeing a similar presentation that a company called Next 10 put on the table for California.

February 9, 2012
by Observations and Provocations from The Times' Opinion staff
LA Times

Next 10’s Many Shades of Green report tells a different story. The new report documents California’s green economy, finding that green jobs haven’t been as vulnerable to recession. Tiffany Hsu explains on Money & Co.

February 8, 2012
by Wendy Koch
USA Today

The state's overall economy lost 7% of jobs between January 2009 and January 2010 while its "core green economy" lost 3%, according to the study released by San Francisco-based Next 10, a nonpartisan research group focused on innovation.


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