Thursday, May 27, 2010

Speakers outline companies' poor take on state

By Ben Antonius Daily Republic May 26, 2010 13:27

FAIRFIELD - In case there was any question how companies perceive California's business climate, speakers underlined it Wednesday: Bad.

The Solano Economic Development Corporation hosted guests from two state agencies tasked with bringing businesses into California. They acknowledged it's not an easy task.'There is probably not a tougher job right now than selling a business on locating in the state of California,' said Mary Ingersoll, executive director of Team California, a nonprofit group that works with local economic officials.The state has been hammered in business circles for what is seen as an increasingly hostile attitude toward businesses and a burdensome regulatory climate.

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