|Dec. 18, 2015
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Permanent Extension of Internet Tax Freedom Act on Hold, But Cities Should Remain VigilantCongress last week moved to make the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) permanent when a conference committee included it in an unrelated Customs Reauthorization Conference Report. Cities and other stakeholders responded in force and were able to avoid the passage before the winter break. Instead a temporary extension of the ITFA will be included in the annual Appropriations Omnibus bill that will be passed this week. The omnibus bill extends the ITFA through October 2016.
California City Solutions: Santa Clara’s Library Offers Sustainable Programs to Enrich Community HealthThis story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. The 2015 entries are available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. The city of Santa Clara’s Sustainable U was submitted in 2015 for the Health and Wellness Programs award category.
CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Library Services, Health and Wellness
Legal Updates, Meetings and Events
Proposals Due by Jan. 8The League of California Cities® is inviting members, partners and stakeholders to submit session proposals for the 2016 Annual Conference & Expo. The event will be held Oct. 5-7 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This is a great opportunity to engage city officials and local government stakeholders on important ideas and issues.
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