|July 18, 2017
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League sponsored SB 540 (Roth) Remains in PlayLate Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders issued a joint statement announcing that the vote on a package of housing bills will be delayed. The Legislature’s annual recess runs July 21 – Aug. 21 and action will occur once the Legislature reconvenes from its summer recess in mid-August.
Housing, Affordable Housing, Legislation, Hot Bills
Bills Advance to the GovernorAfter weeks of negotiations, lawmakers in both houses voted on Monday to extend the Cap-and-Trade program. This action represents a compromise among stakeholders advocating for environmental, business, agricultural, and other interests. The three-bill package extends Cap-and-Trade through 2030, requires a two-thirds vote in 2024 on how to spend Cap-and-Trade revenues, and implements a new air quality program.
Cap-and-Trade, Environmental Quality, Legislation, Hot Bills
Legislation, Hot Bills, Meetings and Events
annual letter notifying the League that 56 mandates have been suspended for FY 2017-18.
Revenue and Taxation, Municipal Finance
Institute for Local Government, Meetings and Events
Applications due Aug. 4The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has received the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcement for the 2017 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. This includes $90 million nationwide for PDM and $160 million nationwide for FMA.
Grants and Funding, Environmental Quality
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