|June 19, 2015
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League Continues to Maintain Oppose, Unless Amended Position on Divisive Measure Containing Provisions that Break Promises to CitiesSince January when the Administration’s Redevelopment Dissolution “simplification” proposal first emerged the League has been trying to advocate for and protect the interests of cities across a broad swath of issues. Regrettably legislators are now being presented with a divisive proposal that is less about “simplification” and more about reversing existing laws and court decisions, while offering offsetting special beneficial provisions and carve outs.
Economic Development, Redevelopment, Legislation, Revenue and Taxation, State Budget
State Budget, Revenue and Taxation, Legislation, Assembly, Senate
Assembly, Senate, Hot Bills, Legislation
California City Solutions. Santa Maria’s Walk and Talk program was submitted in 2014 for the Enhancing Public Trust, Ethics, and Community Involvement award category.
CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Community Services, Ethics
Webinar Will be Held in the Future to Provide More DetailsIn Reed v. Town of Gilbert the U.S. Supreme Court held unanimously that Gilbert’s Sign Code, which treats various categories of signs differently based on the information they convey, violates the First Amendment. The State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) filed an amicus brief in this case arguing that Reed’s argument, if adopted by the Court, will render sign codes unconstitutional nationwide.
NLC, Legal Updates
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