|August 30, 2013
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Governor’s Prison Plan Supported by the League among Other Local Government and Public Safety GroupsLeague Executive Director Chris McKenzie joined a broad coalition of law enforcement, local government and a bipartisan group of legislators at a Capitol news conference on Tuesday where Gov. Jerry Brown presented details of his prison plan, alongside Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles).
Revenue & Taxation, State Budget
California Civic Leadership Institute® Brings Next Generation of State Leaders to Sacramento for High-Level Discussions on Capitol Politics and Policy MakingMore than 30 members of the 2012–13 California Civic Leadership Institute® (CCLI) class and alumni traveled to Sacramento this week for two days of sessions with some of California’s top political experts.
Legislation, Mayors & Council Members
Bill Poses Threat to Local Public Safety and AutonomyNow that SB 313 is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown for action city officials are urged to submit a veto request letter immediately.
City Managers, Personnel & Employee Relations, Police Chiefs, Employee Relations
Governor Signs Legislation Severely Restricting Charter Cities’ Ability to Address Labor-Related IssuesLeague-opposed SB 311 (Padilla) will become law in January after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure on Wednesday.
Elections, Employee Relations
The Small Communities Toolbox: Best Practices and Messages for Healthy Eating and Active Living in Rural and Small JurisdictionsAcross the country, local elected officials are working to make their communities healthier places to live, work, learn, and play. In rural and small communities, elected officials are examining and implementing solutions to improve access to healthy food and make it easier for people to be physically active.
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