|Dec. 8, 2017
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Organization’s Long-Term Strategic Planning Process UnderwayThe League Board of Directors, as well as the leaders of the League’s divisions, departments, policy committees and diversity caucuses, met in Santa Cruz late last week to review the organization’s 2017 accomplishments and adopt legislative goals for 2018. The annual League Leaders event is an opportunity for the organization to reflect on the year’s work and look forward. The goals established build upon the successes of prior years and set a course for the organization as it continues to serve as the leading voice of California cities. League President Rich Garbarino, council member, South San Francisco, led the 160 League leaders in attendance through the goal-setting process.
Board, Meetings and Events
Hundreds of California City Officials Call on California Members of Congress to Save SALT and Key Economic Development ToolHundreds of California city officials today sent a letter urging California members of Congress to support a proposal from U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (R-NJ) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) to improve the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). Provisions in the proposal would preserve the state and local tax deduction (SALT) and protect the tax-exempt status of Private Activity Bonds.
Federal, Revenue and Taxation, Action Item
League Partners, Action Item, Board
League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $27 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in FresnoSome of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
Financial Solutions for CA Cities
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