April 14, 2014

Issue #28

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Senate President Pro Tem Steinberg Announces Cap and Trade Proposal

Cities Would Benefit in Multiple Ways

Today League Executive Director Chris McKenzie joined Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) along with other transportation and housing stakeholders at a press conference to announce legislation that would allocate revenues from Cap and Trade auctions to various transportation and housing programs.

Cap and Trade, Environmental Quality

North Bay Division Holds Second Candidate Forum in Novato

The North Bay Division of the League of California Cities and the North Bay Leadership Council held the League’s second legislative candidate forum last Friday in Novato. Seven candidates, four for the Assembly and three for the Senate, gathered for an opportunity to discuss their perspectives on a range of issues related to local government and the state-local relationship. The 90-minute forum was moderated by Judy Binsacca from the League of Women Voters.

Elections, Senate, Assembly, North Bay

Local Governments Set to Re-Launch PACE Energy Efficiency Program this Summer

167 Cities to Provide Financing for Homeowners to Reduce Energy and Water Use

Millions of California homeowners will be able to more easily save money by reducing their energy and water use through an innovative public-private financing partnership for energy and water efficiency projects with the decision to re-launch the nation’s largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. Offered through the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA), the CaliforniaFIRST residential PACE program will launch this summer in 17 California counties and 167 cities, making energy and water efficiency projects more affordable and accessible for millions of California homeowners.

Financial Solutions for CA Cities

Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training Offered April 28

Best Best & Krieger (BB&K) is offering AB 1825 — Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training at all of the California BB&K offices through two-way video conferencing services on Monday, April 28 from 9-11 a.m.

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