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After Extensive Deliberations League Board of Directors Adopts Oppose Position on Proposition 57, Due to Public Safety Concerns

October 10, 2016
The League board of directors on Oct. 6 voted to oppose Proposition 57, the Public Safety Rehabilitation Act of 2016, (36–1) with two directors abstaining.

Loomis Wins $3,000 U.S. Communities Voucher for Grand Prize during League Annual Conference

October 10, 2016
The city of Loomis won the grand prize drawing on Friday, Oct. 7, during the closing general session of the League’s 118th Annual Conference & Expo.

Lodi Council Member JoAnne Mounce Elected League President

October 10, 2016
Lodi Council Member JoAnne Mounce was installed as League president on Oct. 7 during the 118th Annual Conference & Expo in Long Beach and will now lead the organization for the coming year.

Palos Verdes Estates Council Member James Goodhart Elected League First Vice President

October 10, 2016
Palos Verdes Estates Council Member James Goodhart was elected League first vice president during the League’s 118th Annual Conference & Expo in Long Beach.  

South San Francisco Council Member Rich Garbarino Elected League Second Vice President

October 10, 2016
South San Francisco Council Member Rich Garbarino was installed as second vice president during the League’s 118th Annual Conference & Expo in Long Beach and will advance to the office of first vice president in September 2017.    

League Board Establishes Governance, Transparency & Labor Relations Policy Committee

October 10, 2016
On Oct. 6, the League board of directors took the formal step to establish a new league legislative policy committee — voting unanimously to establish the new Governance, Transparency & Labor Relations (GTL) policy committee.

Governor’s Action on League Priority Bills Mostly Positive

October 3, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown finished his work on Friday signing and vetoing legislation sent to him by the Legislature in 2016.

Governor Signs Legislation Expanding State Regulation over Medical Marijuana

October 3, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 29 signed AB 2679 (Cooley), expanding the universe of state regulation on medical marijuana.
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