May 25, 2012
This week the Senate and the Assembly Appropriations Committees met and took up items on their suspense files.
May 14, 2012
Gov. Jerry Brown released his revised FY 2012-13 Budget today, reflecting an increased deficit of $15.7 billion, up from his January projection of $9.2 billion. The budget shortfall is attributed to overly optimistic revenue forecasts, increased Proposition 98 spending and federal court rulings blocking several budget cuts.
May 9, 2012
SB 1162 (Runner) authorizes animal control officers, upon receiving training and approval from their authorizing agency, to administer a tranquilizer to subdue a wild or dangerous animal that may pose an emergency safety threat to the community or itself.
May 7, 2012
SB 1330 (Simitian), a bill which would limit license plate recognition (LPR) data retention, could be voted on as early as Thursday on the Senate floor.
May 4, 2012
On Wednesday, AB 1551 (Torres) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee with a vote of 16 – 1 and was sent to the Assembly floor. The League urges city officials to send opposition letters immediately.
May 4, 2012
The California Re-entry Council Network (CRCN) has launched its new website.