May 8, 2013
Originally released on April 18, the League’s 2013 Hot Bills List has been updated to reflect the most current status of bills of most importance to cities. Several bills have been removed from the original list because they are not expected to move this year. Several bills have been added to the list. The list below is to date as of May 8, 2013.
May 2, 2013
Policy development is an integral part of the League’s Annual Conference. While the principal means for determining League policy is through the League’s eight standing policy committees and the League board of directors, the organization also accepts Annual Conference Resolutions, which should address areas not already covered by League policy.
April 29, 2013
The League will be closely monitoring many hot bills this week as well as other bills of interest to cities, which included in our recently released bills of interest list. The League will report any actions of significance.
April 22, 2013
This is a busy week with the League’s Legislative Action Day scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, the same day many of the League bills are being heard in committees in the Capitol.
April 18, 2013
Today the League has released the list of 26 “Hot Bills” for 2013 that reflects positions on these bills as of April 18.
April 12, 2013
On April 4–5, the League’s eight standing policy committees met in Pasadena.
April 8, 2013
On March 5, the League sent mail ballots to all member cities on two proposed amendments to the League’s bylaws. Ballots must be submitted to the League by April 19.
March 8, 2013
The League of California Cities is now accepting nominations from elected officials interested in serving in one of six at-large board positions (two-year term), or as second vice president (one-year term). All nominees for second vice president must currently be serving or have previously served on the board of directors.
February 28, 2013
In November 2012, the League’s board of directors approved two proposed amendments to the League bylaws which must be approved by a two-thirds vote of those members voting in order to take effect.
February 28, 2013
Cities are loyal to the League and supportive of its services.
January 22, 2013
Hundreds of city officials from across the state converged in Sacramento Jan. 17-18 for the first policy committee meetings of 2013. The League’s policy making process relies on the participation of a diverse group of city officials from across the state.
January 18, 2013
The League has created a new webpage under our resources section called “Learn About the Legislative Process” with information to help our members understand the complex California legislative process and ways in which city officials can be engaged in advocacy efforts.
November 16, 2012
Meeting in joint session Nov. 15 – 16 in Sacramento, the officers and directors of the divisions, departments, diversity caucuses, policy committees and board of directors of the League of California Cities adopted the following strategic goals for 2013.
October 12, 2012
Yesterday, the League Strategic Initiatives Task Force met for the first time at the League offices to consider a variety of policy and advocacy alternatives the organization could discuss with its membership over the next few months in order to secure a greater measure of home rule in the future.
September 21, 2012
Don’t miss these articles in this month’s issue of Western City magazine.
September 12, 2012
This morning, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 340 (Furutani), the League-supported pension reform legislation passed by the Legislature with large margins on the last night of session.
September 10, 2012
The League’s policy committees and Board of Directors address legislative and policy issues throughout the year on a wide variety of topics.
July 20, 2012
This year, the League of California Cities received five resolutions on topics including emergency preparedness, revenue collection, and environmental protection laws.
July 20, 2012
The deadline for voting delegate forms for the League’s Annual Business Meeting at the League’s Annual Conference & Expo in San Diego is approaching soon.
June 22, 2012
Policy development is an integral part of the League’s Annual Conference & Expo. While the principal means for determining League policy is through the League’s eight standing policy committees and the League board of directors, we also accept Annual Conference Resolutions, which should address areas not already covered by League policy.