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The Sierra Business Council Blog is where you'll hear from our team first hand about program updates, issues impacting the Sierra Nevada, and opportunities for action.

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2022 State Budget Update

The state legislature wrapped up its session in August. The budget is finalized, and Governor Newsom has signed many bills into law, and has until September 30 to determine the fate of hundreds more. How will the final budget impact the Sierra Nevada?

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2022 State Budget Update

The state legislature wrapped up its session in August. The budget is finalized, and Governor Newsom has signed many bills into law, and has until September 30 to determine the fate of hundreds more. How will the final budget impact the Sierra Nevada?

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Get Connected California

Get Connected! California Gold Country Broadband Consortium Announcement August and September are the Get Connected! California months. SBC, in partnership with Gold Country Broadband Consortium,

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press release

Good Jobs Challenge

Sierra Business Council Named Among 8 Grant Partners on $21.5 Million Good Jobs Challenge Award to Advance Forestry Careers

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#FundFireResilience_Aug2022

California can’t stop now. The future of our forests, our water and our well-being is at stake. We need sustained, annual funding for wildfire and forest resilience–at least $1 billion per year is what it will take to save our forests and meet the state’s goal to treat one million acres per year.

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A Lesson in not Taking the Sierra for Granted

It’s important to play in the Sierra as well as work to protect it. In the following blog, SNEW Project Manager Meredith Anderson shares the challenges of recovering from an injury that kept her off the slopes this spring, and how her work at SBC in part inspired her motivation to get out of her home office and back into the mountains.

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2022 May Revise

California’s already lofty state budget surplus reached a new high of $97.5 billion, and the budget itself grew to a record $300 billion in spending as Governor Newsom released his administration’s revisions to its 2022-23 budget proposal on May 13. What impacts will these big numbers have on the Sierra Nevada? Will there be more funding and opportunity for state investment be coming our way? 

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Introducing our Newest Team Member

This transition, however, corresponded perfectly with the infamous 5-year California drought we experienced from 2012-2017. It seemed as though the instant I began to truly fall in love with skiing, winter stopped showing up.

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