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Report says rural wages are growing faster than urban

A recent report shows that while urban areas tend to have the highest wages overall, rural wages are growing at a faster pace. According to City Lab, the myth that success is only to be found in urban areas is false.

California Governor designates Opportunity Zones

The Opportunity Zones program was established by Congress in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act to spur long-term private sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The program is based on the bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act.

California’s Inland Empire leads the state’s increased employment opportunities

California’s tech regions have shown strong job gains in recent years, but a new report highlights the state’s more rural regions as leading job growth. According to the latest UCLA Anderson Forecast, California’s Inland Empire and San Joaquin Valley, along with Sacramento, are outpacing the San Francisco Bay Area in posting job gains.