|May 31, 2013
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Several Bills of Interest Fail to Pass
It was a busy week in Sacramento with both houses holding floor sessions in a furious effort to meet today’s house of origin deadline.
The city of South Gate thrives in part because of the city's sucessful Enterprise Zone.
Economic Development, Enterprise Zones, Strong Cities Strong State
SB 673 Fails Passage on Senate Floor
The League, cities and the business community scored a victory this week in stopping SB 673 (DeSaulnier) on the Senate Floor.
Economic Development, Legislation
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Speaker of the Assembly John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) have each appointed four members to this year’s Joint Committee on the Budget.
Revenue & Taxation, State Budget
League Membership Approves Bylaws Change in Vote Threshold for Taking Positions on Statewide Ballot Measures
The League board of directors at its April meeting certified the results of the mail ballot approving a bylaws amendment to require a two-thirds vote of those directors present in order for the board to take a position on a statewide ballot measure.
Board, League Policy
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday announced the appointment of Riverside Council Member Michael Gardner to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission, where he has served since 2010.
Police Chiefs, City Managers, Public Safety
Mayors & Council Members
The UC Davis Center for Regional Change’s California Civic Engagement Project has released the next in a series of policy briefs.
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