Oct. 3, 2016
Issue #85

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Governor’s Action on League Priority Bills Mostly Positive

Governor Signs 25 of League’s 31 Requested Signatures; Vetoes 7 of 11 Requests

Gov. Jerry Brown finished his work on Friday signing and vetoing legislation sent to him by the Legislature in 2016. Overall the news was mostly positive for cities, with the Governor agreeing with the League’s position 76 percent of the time.

Hot Bills, Legislation

Governor Signs Legislation Expanding State Regulation over Medical Marijuana

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 29 signed AB 2679 (Cooley), expanding the universe of state regulation on medical marijuana. This League-supported legislation is helpful as it addresses instances in which local governments have approved certain manufacturing activities, only to have them shut down by law enforcement.

Public Safety, Marijuana Regulation, Legislation, Hot Bills
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