May 30, 2014
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State Budget, Assembly, Senate
State Budget, Transportation, Revenue and Taxation, Housing
Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) that will provide resources to upgrade the nation’s aging water infrastructure. The bill authorizes $12.3 billion for 34 new lock, dam, levee, port and ecosystem restoration projects and includes a new pilot program that makes loans available to local governments building large water and wastewater-related infrastructure projects and activities. The National League of Cities had advocated for the bill, which now awaits President Barack Obama’s signature.
Water, Legislation, Federal
Meetings and Events
CalPERS Dependent Eligibility Verification (DEV) project is in full swing. This project will ensure that dependents enrolled in the Health Benefits Program are eligible to receive coverage. Due to the large volume of enrolled dependents in the program, verification is occurring over nine cycles. To date, three verification cycles have been completed, and two are currently in progress. The first five cycles focused on state actives and Retirees. The remaining cycles will include public agencies and school districts.
NLC, Technology, Meetings and Events
California City Solutions: Mammoth Lakes Creates Multi-Departmental Approach for TOT Enforcement and CollectionThis story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. These entries are also now available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Mammoth Lakes’ TOT Enforcement & Revenue Collection Program was submitted in 2013 for the Internal Administration award category.
Helen Putnam, CA City Solutions, Revenue and Taxation
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