Sept. 7, 2016
Issue #79

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Governor’s Action Pending on Bills Impacting Cities

Cities Should Send Signature and Veto Requests Now

Nearly 800 bills — including many of interest to cities — reached the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown before the Aug. 31 adjournment of the 2015-16 legislative session. The Governor now has until Sept. 30 to sign or veto bills. The following is a list of bills on which the League is urging the Governor to sign or veto. Cities should submit letters regarding bills in which they have an interest. For more information on legislative language, the League’s position letters and sample position letters for cities, please enter bill number in the League’s bill search. Sign or veto letters for priority bills may also be submitted through the League’s online action center.

Hot Bills, Legislation, Action Item

Join City Officials Nationwide for NLC’s City Summit in Pittsburgh

The National League of Cities (NLC) will be holding its City Summit (formerly Congress of Cities) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this year. The conference is Nov. 16-19 and will bring together local leaders from throughout the United States for a unique opportunity to network and learn from experts and each other.

NLC, Meetings and Events

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $24.85 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Irvine

Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

Financial Solutions for CA Cities
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