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The '''Bay Area Council''' is a group of business executives centered around the San Francisco Bay Area in California.  They believe that [[California Constitution|California's Constitution]] needs fundamental repair and revision and, as a result, are supporting measures to call for a [[California constitutional convention]].<ref name="mbee">[http://www.modbee.com/opinion/walters/story/770478.html ''Modesto Bee'', "Dan Walters: California faces moment of decision", July 5, 2009]</ref>
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The '''Bay Area Council''' (BAC) is a group of business executives centered around the San Francisco Bay Area in California.  They believe that [[California Constitution|California's Constitution]] needs fundamental repair and revision and, as a result, are supporting measures to call for a [[California constitutional convention]].<ref name="mbee">[http://www.modbee.com/opinion/walters/story/770478.html ''Modesto Bee'', "Dan Walters: California faces moment of decision", July 5, 2009]</ref>
  
 
The Bay Area Council was founded in 1945.  On their website, they describe themselves as "a business-sponsored, public-policy advocacy organization for the nine-county Bay Area. The Council proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives here."
 
The Bay Area Council was founded in 1945.  On their website, they describe themselves as "a business-sponsored, public-policy advocacy organization for the nine-county Bay Area. The Council proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives here."
  
 
The organization's website also says that "275 of the largest employers in the region support the Bay Area Council and offer their CEO or top executive as a member."
 
The organization's website also says that "275 of the largest employers in the region support the Bay Area Council and offer their CEO or top executive as a member."
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BAC was a key lobbyist for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in the 1950s and 1960s.<ref>[http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/content?oid=1015956 ''Sacramento News & Review'', "California Renovation", June 18, 2009]</ref>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 04:21, 10 July 2009

The Bay Area Council (BAC) is a group of business executives centered around the San Francisco Bay Area in California. They believe that California's Constitution needs fundamental repair and revision and, as a result, are supporting measures to call for a California constitutional convention.[1]

The Bay Area Council was founded in 1945. On their website, they describe themselves as "a business-sponsored, public-policy advocacy organization for the nine-county Bay Area. The Council proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives here."

The organization's website also says that "275 of the largest employers in the region support the Bay Area Council and offer their CEO or top executive as a member."

BART

BAC was a key lobbyist for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in the 1950s and 1960s.[2]

External links

References

  1. Modesto Bee, "Dan Walters: California faces moment of decision", July 5, 2009
  2. Sacramento News & Review, "California Renovation", June 18, 2009

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