Appointment | Jesse Torres – Small Business and Small Business Advocate
Apr22

Appointment | Jesse Torres – Small Business and Small Business Advocate

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following : Jesse Torres, 38, of San Gabriel, has been appointed deputy director, small business advocate in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Torres has been regional director of the Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network at Long Beach City College since 2011. He was director of alumni relations at Pepperdine University from 2009 to 2011, where he was...

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Breaking Through Barriers to Doing Business
Oct30

Breaking Through Barriers to Doing Business

Building on the state’s efforts to streamline the permitting process and make it easier to business in the state, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today launched a new web page to highlight the best practices of business groups and state and local permitting agencies that are making their programs more user friendly for businesses. “GO-Biz and our partners are working to improve California’s business...

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GO-Biz Releases California Competes Tax Credit Recommendations

As part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to bolster California’s business climate, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) released the final list of 31 companies it is recommending for the first allocation of California Competes tax credits totaling $30 million. “The California Competes tax credit encourages businesses large and small to expand in California and create good paying jobs in a variety...

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