California Foundation for Commerce and Education


Helping California Leaders Understand the Impacts of Public Policy on Business, Jobs and Investments

California Foundation for Commerce and Education

The California Foundation for Commerce and Education is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the California business climate and private enterprise through:

  • education of the public and policy makers on the virtues of pri­vate enterprise and a strong economic base;
  • accurate, impartial and objective research and analysis of public policy issues of interest to the California business and public policy communities; and
  • education and outreach efforts in support of the research and public policy findings and recommendations.


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These reports provide insight into issues affecting the California economy and investment climate.

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Loren Kaye

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California Foundation for Commerce and Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814
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