|Jan. 13, 2016
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The Senate Governance and Finance Committee today approved the medical marijuana cultivation clean-up measure, AB 21 (Bonta, Cooley, Jones-Sawyer, Lackey and Wood) on a vote of 6-0. Supported by the League, the California Police Chiefs Association, and several individual cities, AB 21 would remove the March 1, 2016 deadline for local governments have cultivation regulations in effect or face state pre-emption. The bill will next go to the Senate Health Committee, where it is set for hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Signup Online for Pilot that Begins Summer 2016California drivers have an opportunity to participate in the state’s study whether a road usage fee could fund California’s transportation system by signing up to be part of the Road Usage Charge Pilot Program. Launching this summer, the nine month pilot program pilot will help the California Transportation Commission (CTC) study whether a road user fee is a sustainable long-term alternative to the current gas tax, which is not adequate to meet the state’s transportation needs. Information gathered from 5,000 volunteers will help inform the Legislature’s decision on whether to implement such a program statewide.
Transportation, Public Works
announced the release of its 2016 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity, which puts forward a plan to achieve multiple ambitious goals — the One Million Challenges — each one vital to expanding sustainable economic growth in California.
Economic Development, Transportation, Housing
Register by Feb. 16The League of California Cities® recently announced its keynote speakers for the 2016 Public Works Officers Institute and Expo scheduled for March 9-11 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. This conference is for professionals of all career levels and offers education on the latest developments in public works, leadership, managing transportation, infrastructure, water, waste programs and more.
Public Works Officers, Meetings and Events, Public Works
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