Governor’s Adviser Outlines Recent Business Resiliency Projects

Nick Ortiz and Dee Dee Myers
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Dee Dee Myers, senior advisor to the Governor, chats with Nick Ortiz, CalChamber vice president of local chamber relations, about why the Newsom administration remains bullish on California. Myers, who also is director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), says priorities for GO-Biz in recent months include increasing in-state manufacturing of computer chips, working to extend the film and television tax credit for another five years and make it refundable for the first time, and moving to invest $600 million in community economic resilience funds approved by the Legislature and Governor in projects throughout the state. She thanked business leaders in the room for their efforts to keep employees safe during the pandemic and urged them to “tell your story better and more” with local electeds and state officials.