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Industry and State Department Battle Over 5G Standards

Industry and State Department Battle Over 5G Standards

BY BONNIE EVANS WASHINGTON—In the push to develop 5G—the next generation of wireless networks, a gap has emerged between the priorities of industry and government. Industry wants the government to take a limited role in export controls. Such controls, it argues, limit the ability of U.S. companies to participate in international organizations that set the standards for […]

Thinking of creating a startup? Get Investment help from EDC-Economic Development Collaborative

Thinking of creating a startup? Get Investment help from EDC-Economic Development Collaborative

For more information get the Camarillo Business Scene Newsletter directly in your inbox! Click here. Economic Development Collaborative is a private nonprofit, the EDC was founded in 1996 with funding from the County of Ventura, the 10 cities in the county and key private-sector companies to provide a pathway to business growth, economic prosperity and high […]

Protectionism: Trump’s Tariff-ic Attack on Your Wallet

Protectionism: Trump’s Tariff-ic Attack on Your Wallet

  by Thomas L. Knapp On January 22, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer fired the first shots of the Trump administration’s 2018 trade agenda: Tariffs of 30% on imported solar panels, and tariffs starting at 20% on imported residential washing machines. In the name of “protecting” jobs — “America First!” — the administration is dead-set […]

GOP Lawmakers Ask Jeff Sessions to End Operation Choke Point

GOP Lawmakers Ask Jeff Sessions to End Operation Choke Point

Five high-ranking House Republicans have asked formally that the Trump administration end Operation Choke Point, an Obama administration program that critics say unfairly targets politically unpopular industries such as firearms sellers and payday lenders. In a letter sent Thursday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the four lawmakers request that the Justice Department “repudiate” the program […]

Marijuana Industry a Homegrown Source of Job Growth

Marijuana Industry a Homegrown Source of Job Growth

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. Look around, and you’ll struggle to find an industry hotter than marijuana. Back in 1995, not a single state had a law on its books legalizing medical cannabis or recreational pot. Today, following the November elections in which residents in eight out of nine states voted in […]

Drone bill shakes up CA startups

Drone bill shakes up CA startups

CA drone industry rises high

CA drone industry rises high

By James Poulos . Thanks to its familiar combination of tech smarts and unorthodox lifestyle, the Golden State has become the epicenter of the drone revolution. According to CB Insights, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Northern California is the headquarters of six of the 10 American commercial drone companies that have attracted the most venture capital.” The economic […]

Take Our Jobs, Please

Take Our Jobs, Please

   

Camarillo Council reviews local job market

Camarillo Council reviews local job market

By Logan McFadden At the Camarillo City Council meeting on May 13, 2015, a presentation on jobs and the factors affecting the job market in Camarillo and Ventura County was made. The presentation was titled Comprehensive Economic Development and Strategy. Camarillo is part of an urban area which is ranked 15th out of 100. The […]

CA manufacturing rises — a little

CA manufacturing rises — a little

by John Seiler California’s hard-hit manufacturing sector is coming back, medicine although not as much as the rest of the country. The Great Recession sliced off 18.5 percent of state manufacturing jobs. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com After that, salve from 2011 to 2014, “manufacturing employment has hovered around 12.5 million,” reported the Sacramento Bee. […]

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