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Update on Medical Cannabis Legislation as AB 34 Merges into AB 266

June 12, 2015
Last week the League-sponsored medical cannabis bill AB 266 (Cooley) merged with AB 34 (Bonta and Jones-Sawyer).

Bills in Committee: June 15-19

June 12, 2015
All eyes will be on the FY 2015-16 state budget early next week when the Legislature sends its funding proposal by midnight on June 15 to Gov. Jerry Brown for the fiscal year that begins on July 1.

DOF Issues Executive Order to Repay Balance of Unfunded Mandates

June 12, 2015
The Department of Finance (DOF) issued an executive order on May 27 to the State Controller’s Office (SCO) for the reimbursement of costs incurred in complying with state unfunded mandates prior to 2004.

California City Solutions: Chula Vista’s Youth Leadership Academy Opens Eyes of High School Students to City Government

June 11, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Legislature Meets House of Origin Deadline, Bills Starting to be Scheduled for Policy Committees in Second House

June 5, 2015
The Legislature met one of its major deadlines this week on Thursday afternoon when both houses wrapped up marathon sessions to take action on bills that originated in their house.

Medical Cannabis Bill Passes Assembly with Historic Consensus

June 5, 2015
On Thursday, June 4, the California State Assembly took historic action in passing AB 266, medical cannabis legislation, on a bipartisan vote of 60-8, with at least 17 Republican members in support.

NLC Releases Report on Sharing Economy

June 4, 2015
The National League of Cities (NLC) on June 3 released the first national quantitative survey of local elected officials' views on the sharing economy.

Save Our Water to Offer Agency Partner Webinar on June 8

June 4, 2015
With the emergency regulations for urban water conservation in effect, many water agencies are being asked to meet high conservation standards.

New League Page Features Water-Management Resources

June 4, 2015
The League of California Cities® staff has assembled a new webpage containing resources intended to help cities meet the state’s first emergency water-use restrictions and groundwater management plan mandate.  

GASB Announces Major New Accounting Rule for OPEBs

June 4, 2015
On June 2 the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) released Statement 75 that, effective June 15, 2017, requires governments with unfunded OPEB liabilities and their independent auditors to report either their net or total OPEB liability on their financial statements.

California City Solutions: Long Beach Forms Quality of Life Unit to Help Homeless Transition

June 4, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Annual Conference Registration is Now Open!

June 2, 2015
It’s not too early to register to attend the League’s 2015 Annual Conference & Expo.

Ed Mendel Presents Overview of CalPERS Volatility and Risk Reduction Proposals

June 2, 2015
With a great deal of attention on the stability of California’s pension systems, Ed Mendel, of Calpensions.com, published an article yesterday on his blog examining the California Public Employees Retirement Systems' (CalPERS) consideration of a long-term rate hike in an effort to decrease risk.

Application Period Now Open for 2014-15 Museum Grant Program

June 2, 2015
The California Cultural and Historical Endowment announce the release of its guidelines and application solicitation for the FY 2014-15 Museum Grant Program.
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