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Public Policy & Advocacy
Advocacy Letter: $100M Small Business Loan Program – Board Agenda Item #17
On behalf of The Silicon Valley Organization (The SVO), we are writing to convey our strong support for the establishment of a $100 million small business loan & financial assistance program, as proposed by Supervisors Susan Ellenberg and Joe Simitian. We applaud theSupervisors for their forward-thinking leadership and for supporting our local, small businesses that have been severely impacted by COVID-19 and the shelter-in-place orders.
Oct 21, 2020
The Silicon Valley Organization
Public Policy & Advocacy
Accountability & Better Government Reforms – Rules Committee Agenda Item G.9
San José is the 10th largest city in the United States, yet it is stuck in the 1980’s with a management structure more suited for small cities. In times of crisis, we need government to be nimble, responsive, and accountable to the community for results and to bring local government into the 21st century. As we face the greatest series of crises in our lifetime – a global pandemic and the deepest economic recession since the great recession – we must have the people’s choice, an elected Accountable Mayor, be directly responsible for the city.
Jun 23, 2020
The Silicon Valley Organization