KCLU: State Senator Pushing Effort To Boost Tech Industry in Region

August 01, 2013

A State Senator who represents most of Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties is pushing an effort to boost technology related business in the region.

Democratic Senator Hanna Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara is trying to link up educational and business interests, to boost the local economy by creating what she’s dubbing “Silicon Beach,” a version of Silicon Valley.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with the 19th District State Senator about her plan.

Listen to the interview