Mayor Matt Mahan’s Budget Plan

Just over two months after becoming Mayor of San Jose, Matt Mahan has put forward his first budget plan that has a major focus on public safety, homelessness, housing, and blight. It’s a self-proclaimed “back-to-basics” approach that he says will make San Jose a better city for everyone. “New spending really needs to

March 28th, 2023|Legislative-Local|

Taxpayer Protection Act

The Taxpayer and Protection Act qualified for the 2024 ballot and it will give voters the final say on all new and higher taxes as well as create strong accountability and transparency on hidden taxes and fees that have driven up the cost of living for families. According to the authors, some of the Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act's key

March 28th, 2023|Legislative-Local|

End of Session Update

On September 30, the Governor's deadline to sign or veto measures passed by the Legislature (note, the Legislature had until August 31 to send bills to the Governor. Below, find a short list of priority bills that the California Business Property Association, of which NAIOP Silicon Valley is a member of, worked on

October 27th, 2022|Legislative-Local|

A Lunch Debrief!

During the month of October, NAIOP Silicon Valley arranged for lunch with the candidates running for Mayor of San Jose.  Both lunches featured an intimate discussion about the opportunities to support the growth of commercial development in San Jose.  Lunch discussions with County Supervisor Cindy Chavez and Councilmember Matt Mahan included: Certainty of

October 27th, 2022|Legislative-Local|

Meet the Candidates for the 2022 General Election

NAIOP Silicon Valley  has compiled a list candidates running for local offices throughout the Silicon Valley.  Click here for the comprehensive list of candidates, and to learn more about them. Throughout the summer, the NAIOP Silicon Valley Public Policy Committees discussed, in detail, each of the races and the candidates seeking election to their

October 27th, 2022|Legislative-Local|


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