November 20, 2013
Transportation California and the California Alliance for Jobs on Nov. 18 submitted a title and summary request for a transportation funding ballot measure, the California Road Repair Act, to the Attorney General.
October 31, 2013
One ballot battle shaping up for the November 2014 general election is a clash between consumer attorneys and a coalition of doctors, hospitals and insurance companies over proposed changes to the state’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA).
December 7, 2012
Final results are close to complete for the 368 local measures on the 2012 November ballots. In the tallies of additional votes since election night, four school bonds and one school parcel tax have flipped from failure to passage.
November 7, 2012
Gov. Jerry Brown held a press conference this morning to discuss election results, in particular the passage of his tax measure, Proposition 30.
November 7, 2012
Of the 240 local tax and bond measures on yesterday’s ballot in California, 171 appear to have passed including 85 out of 106 school bonds and 52 out of 66 general taxes.
September 10, 2012
Five ballot measures on the November 2012 statewide ballot were considered by the League board of directors during its meeting in San Diego on Sept. 6, in conjunction with the Annual Conference.
June 27, 2012
Today, both the Senate and the Assembly completed work on the remaining FY 2012-13 Budget Trailer bills, which will complete the budget package awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s review.
June 8, 2012
While much of the attention in the next week will be focused on the state budget, there are also a number of other important items of which cities should watch.
May 1, 2012
Last Thursday, the League board of directors was updated on the ongoing discussions in League policy committees of the initiative in circulation by California Forward that would impose new budgeting responsibilities on cities and other local agencies and state government.