Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, former Controller & CFO of the State of California.

Menlo Park, CA
Joined June 2010
Steve Westly retweeted
“The world does not need to choose between solving the energy crisis and climate crisis, we can do both.” 100% agree @fbirol. We can and should solve both crises simultaneously. The fate of the Earth depends on it. theguardian.com/environment/…
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“California has the most at-risk properties…But across the Southern half of the country, states including Texas, Florida, Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, North Carolina and South Carolina stand at the forefront of a growing problem.” washingtonpost.com/climate-e…
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Praying that these lost souls, and others worldwide, Rest in Peace. “More than two years after recording its first Covid-19 death, the U.S. has crossed a once-unthinkable threshold: one million deaths attributed to the disease” wsj.com/articles/u-s-nears-o…
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Western Conference Semifinals ✔️
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Good news and bad news on #cleanenergy from the @IEA: Renewables are growing faster than expected this year! But are expected to slow down next year.
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NEW: After Rep. Katie Porter gave emotional speech to fellow Dems about skyrocketing grocery bills, she said it felt like the first time it sank in with some colleagues One told her it's not coming up in polls. Her response: “You don’t know what to ask” politico.com/news/2022/05/11…
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Just hosted #London Mayor @SadiqKhan for a roundtable with #SiliconValley leaders on how to make London the tech center of Europe.
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“My plan is to lower everyday costs for hard-working Americans and lower the deficit by asking corporations and the wealthiest Americans not engage in price gouging and pay their fair share,” Biden said.” Sounds like a great plan, to me! washingtonpost.com/business/…
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Steve Westly retweeted
California must solve 3 critical problems to reach its potential: 🏠High housing costs driving a homelessness crisis 👩‍🎓Lagging K-12 program w/ declining student outcomes 💰Tax system unprepared for next economic downturn Read my newest op-ed in @mercnews mercurynews.com/2022/05/04/o…
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President @JoeBiden showing us what true leadership looks like. Btw, #FDR also beat an incumbent that mismanaged a crisis.
In 1941, FDR signed the Lend-Lease Act to help countries fighting aggression in Europe, eventually sending enormous aid to Russian troops. Eighty-one years later, Biden signs an updated Lend-Lease Act helping those fighting against Russian troops. nytimes.com/2022/05/09/world…
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$30/month for high-speed internet access from 20 different providers, for those earning 200% or less, of the Federal poverty line. Find out if you qualify here: whitehouse.gov/getinternet/?…
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It’s a beautiful day to help millions of Americans get access to low-cost, high-speed internet! Getinternet.gov
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“We want to create a future for our children, who are both scared and angry,” said John Doerr. “Their view is that our generation created this problem and you better fix it. It will take the full force of Stanford to address this problem.” Go Cardinals! sfchronicle.com/climate/arti…
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California must solve 3 critical problems to reach its potential: 🏠High housing costs driving a homelessness crisis 👩‍🎓Lagging K-12 program w/ declining student outcomes 💰Tax system unprepared for next economic downturn Read my newest op-ed in @mercnews mercurynews.com/2022/05/04/o…
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"While California has its share of problems, it’s still the world’s fifth largest economy and the technology leader of the world."
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Steve Westly retweeted
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday evening to protest the possibility of the Supreme Court’s overturning Roe v. Wade, which has guaranteed the right to abortion for nearly half a century. nyti.ms/39tTgI5
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