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February 15, 2011
by Allen Martin
CBS Channel 5, San Francisco


January 28, 2011
by Jonathan Edwards
Davis Enterprise

It wasn't all taxes, however. The group cut the amount of money California schools receive for each student per year, from $11,700 to $11,100. California ranks 34th in the nation in per-pupil spending, Henry said. Next 10 program director Sarah Henry told the group that California, unlike Alaska and Texas, doesn't tax companies for pumping oil. However, Ramos countered, California does tax refined petroleum products, like gasoline, "very heavily."

January 21, 2011
SustainableBusiness at Matter Network

"The green job data is significant because these jobs are growing in every region across the state, outpacing other vital sectors, and generating business across the supply chain," said F. Noel Perry, founder of Next 10. "There are very few business sectors in a state as large as California that employ people across every region. The emergence of this vibrant Core Green Economy can be attributed to California's history of innovation, as well as our forward-looking energy and energy efficiency policies."

January 19, 2011
Capitol Alert

Next 10 and partner organizations release a new report on the state's "green" economy this morning. The 10 a.m. release of "Many Shades of Green: Regional Distribution and Trends in California's Green Economy 2011," will include a panel discussion at Siemens Mobility Corporate Headquarters featuring Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.

January 19, 2011
by Russ Britt
The Wall Street Journal


Next 10, founded by venture capitalist F. Noel Perry, defines green businesses as those that provide alternative energy, specialize in conserving energy and natural resources, and are geared toward reducing pollution and recycling.

"While green job numbers are modest relative to the overall economy, there are very few business sectors in a state as large as California that employ people across every region," Perry said in a press release.


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