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Look Up Contractor License

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6th

Largest Economy in the World

$899.27

Manufacturing Industry Average Weekly Earnings

3M+

Small Businesses

53

Fortune 500 Companies in California

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Infrastructure & Economic Development Bank

The California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) was created in 1994 to finance p ...

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Department of Insurance

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) was created in 1868 as part of a national system of sta ...

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Department of Industrial Relations

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) was established in 1927. Its mission is to improve work ...

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Secretary of State 

The Secretary of State's office is comprised of nearly 500 people who are dedicated to making govern ...

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