California lawmakers hold hearing in Reno on jobs, business | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

California lawmakers hold hearing in Reno on jobs, business

RENO, Nev. ” More than a dozen California Republican legislators held a hearing Friday in Reno to consider ways to prevent their state’s businesses from moving to Nevada.

Business representatives testified that over-regulation, taxes and the cost of doing business drove them from California to Nevada in recent years.

California Assemblyman Dan Logue, who chaired the event, says the goal of the hearing was to address his state’s job crisis and come up with measures to create a friendlier business climate.



The forum drew representatives of more than a dozen businesses that have either already relocated to Nevada or are considering the move.

In the past year, Nevada spent about $1.5 million on ads designed to persuade California businesses to move out of the Golden State.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News

History: How Southern Pacific saved Lake Tahoe

|

In the early 1900s, few people would have accused the Southern Pacific Corporation of acting in the public interest, much less of working to preserve the natural environment. The much more popular view was that…



See more