Gov. Jerry Brown will make opening remarks to the hundreds of city officials in Sacramento as part of the League’s annual Legislative Action Day on Wednesday, April 19. The League was a strong supporter of SB 1, the recently approved transportation financing package that includes resources to assist cities address deterioration conditions of their streets and roads. Priorities for cities include solutions to help address the state’s affordable housing crisis, ensuring marijuana legalization regulations work for cities, addressing public safety issues, and protecting local flexibility for city operations and fiscal stability.
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
, Sacramento Convention Center, Room 202
Welcome by League President and Lodi City Council Member, JoAnne Mounce
Remarks by Governor Jerry Brown
City officials will also hear from several key legislators:
11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Capitol Visits by City Officials Meetings with Legislators
4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sacramento Convention Center, Room 202
- Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, chair of the Assembly Local Government Committee; and
- Assembly Member Jim Frazier, chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee.
Legislative Panel Discussion: Discussion on California’s Housing Challenges
- San Diego City Council Member David Alvarez (moderator);
- Sen. Jim Beall, chair of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee;
- Assembly Member Anna Caballero, chair of the Assembly Agriculture Committee;
- Assembly Member David Chiu, chair of the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee;
- Assembly Member Marc Steinorth, vice chair of the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee; and
- Jason Rhine, League Legislative Representative
Established in 1898, the League of California Cities is a nonprofit statewide association that advocates for cities with the state and federal governments and provides education and training services to elected and appointed city officials.