Fullerton Chamber of Commerce
State of the Economy Briefing with State Controller Chiang
August. 12, 2014
Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) hosted on Aug. 8 a State of the Economy and Forecast Briefing with California State Controller John Chiang at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF).
Among the more than 120 attendees were elected officials, business owners and community stakeholders. CSUF Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Jose Cruz and City of Fullerton Mayor Doug Chaffee delivered welcoming remarks.
Recent numbers from the second quarter show that California’s employment rate is up 3.8% in the past 18 months. California has returned its share of the nation’s workforce back to the pre-recession level, which means 1.5 million jobs in the State. Continue reading the entire article from the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce.