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The Little Hoover Commission has released its anticipated report on the Underground Economy

Wednesday, March 18, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Mark Alpert
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The report entitled Level the Playing Field: Put California's Underground Economy Out of Business, makes 15 recommendations to give competitive advantage to compliant businesses:

  • Accountability. The Governor should designate a limited-term leader with authority to coordinate state efforts and eliminate barriers preventing a successful fight. 
  • Enforcement. The Commission calls for improved enforcement efforts to reduce the scale of the underground economy which has grown and thrived.
  • Education. The state should develop new consumer education and outreach programs to reduce demand for underground economy goods and services. It also should better educate public officials on the harm caused by the underground economy and their role in curtailing it.

To see a copy of the full report, click here.
For an executive summary, click here.
For a press release, click here.

CALPASC has organized a Coalition meeting in Sacramento where the Commission’s Executive Director will be presenting the report and recommendations.

Meeting Info:
Date: April 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 - 11:15am
Location: State Capitol Room 447

Please contact Bruce Wick with any questions at 909-793-9932 or email him by clicking here.


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