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Free testing offered to Central Coast well owners

The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board announced free domestic well testing for those who live in the Central Coast Region, including Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara counties, southern Santa Clara county and small portions of San Mateo. Testing is available to eligible well owners who use a private well or shared well that is not part of a public water system.

Lower corporate tax rate weakens affordable housing development

While federal lawmakers left Low-Income Housing Tax Credits in place during their tax overhaul earlier this year, affordable housing developers face another challenge: a lower corporate tax rate has investors less enthusiastic for the tax breaks that have traditionally helped them build affordable housing.