Jan. 18, 2017
Issue #4

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Hundreds of City Officials Join Counties, Business and Labor Groups at Press Conference to Urge Legislators and Governor to Pass Transportation Funding Plan

Pave Me Now or Pave Me Later is Rallying Cry

League of California Cities® President and Lodi City Council Member JoAnne Mounce led hundreds of city officials on Wednesday afternoon at a Fix Our Roads coalition news conference. The Fix Our Roads coalition, of which the League is a founding member, held the event in the Sacramento Convention Center near the Capitol to once again talk with reporters about the urgent need to pass a transportation funding plan. It comes down to “Pave me now or pay more later.”

Action Item, Senate, Assembly, Legislation, Transportation, State Budget

DOF Releases Statewide FY 2017-18 Highway Users Tax Account Estimates

Following Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed FY 2017-18 Budget, the Department of Finance (DOF) released its FY 2017-18 statewide estimates of Highway Users Tax Account (HUTA) local streets and roads funding to cities and counties. It also includes revised estimates for the current FY 2016-17. Based on these statewide estimates CaliforniaCityFinance.com has computed city-by-city estimates. County estimates will follow shortly.
Revenue and Taxation, Municipal Finance, Transportation, State Budget

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $13 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for College-Prep High School in Concord

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).

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