And now, an NBC Bay Area Editorial...
I'm Suzanne Shaw, NBC Bay Area Editorial Director
When San Jose International's huge solar contract went to Canada, that was a wake up call. When fewer than half of Silicon Valley's high school graduates are college ready, that is a wake up call. So let's wake up! Let's do everthing we can to level the playing field for Silicon Valley companies.
A Bay Area Wake Up Call
The next big thing in innovation is "clean tech" and the competition is fierce. When SB-71 passed last month, we finally joined 47 other states with no sales tax on clean tech manufacturing equipment. That was a good start. Bottom line, we need to aggressively reevaluate policies that discourage innovation in Silicon Valley.
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