Triad News

Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace to Discuss

March 18, 2013

Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) stated today that he was very bullish on the job and commerce opportunities for Ventura County and California as related to the massive aerospace job growth expected in non-military use of unmanned aerial vehicles. The chairman of the Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace, Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Los Angeles), [...]

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Bi-Partisan Legislation Introduced on Unmanned Aircraft to Expand California Jobs, Protect Privacy

February 28, 2013

Sacramento,CA– California State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) and Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) announced today they have joint-authored two bills on the growing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or “drone” industry. Assembly Bill 1326 will attract manufacturing jobs in this rapidly growing industry toCaliforniaby providing state tax incentives, while Assembly Bill 1327 intends to protect the privacy [...]

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Region’s Defense Firms Brace for $113M in Cuts

September 6, 2012

Pacific Coast Business Times: If a $55 billion cut to the U.S. defense budget takes effect on Jan. 2 as planned, small and mid-sized military contractors in the Tri-Counties stand to be hit the hardest by a $113 million reduction in the $1.2 billion that currently goes to defense spending in the region.

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Drones Hovering Over Ventura County Could be Key to Tech Future

September 6, 2012

Two important articles highlighting the economic impact of military contracts to the local economy appeared in the latest issue of the Pacific Coast Business Times. Here is the first by Henry Dubroff.

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Defending Naval Base Ventura County Against Cuts

August 27, 2012

Ventura County Star
By Bill Buratto, August 25, 2012

Naval Base Ventura County is a unique and valuable asset to our national security and local economy. Nowhere else on Earth will you find a 36,000-square-mile sea/air test range, a deep-water port, an air station, an excellent workforce and unparalleled climate and geography for military research, training and operations.

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Triad

June 29, 2011

The Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) created TRIAD: The Consortium for National Defense, Security and Disaster Preparedness in 2007 to facilitate the coordination of the military, public and private sectors of the region’s economy. The goal of Triad is to enhance and strengthen the economic vitality of Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) and the [...]

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