Feb. 22, 2013
Issue #22

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California City Officials Encouraged to Attend NLC’s Congressional City Conference in Washington D.C. in March

Yesterday, National League of Cities (NLC) President Marie Lopez Rogers, NLC Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony, along with the League of California Cities President Bill Bogaard and League Executive Director Chris McKenzie issued a joint letter to California city officials encouraging them to attend NLC’s Congressional Cities Conference in Washington D.C. on March 9-13.

Key words: NLC, Meetings and Events


Federal Update: Fiscal Cliff Take Two and Follow Up from the State of the Union

Sequestration Deadline Looming

Without congressional action, the across the board cuts required by sequestration will go into effect on Friday, March 1.  And so far, there is no deal in sight. 

Key words: Federal, Revenue and Taxation, Municipal Finance


League Co-Sponsors Bill to Address Signage Issue in Former Redevelopment Areas

The League and the California Sign Association are co-sponsoring a bill, SB 684 (Hill), which will address an unintended consequence of the elimination of redevelopment related to signage in former redevelopment areas.

Key words: Economic Development, Redevelopment, Legislation


California Cities Participate In Earth Hour City Challenge; One Chosen As Finalist

Five California cities were among 78 cities worldwide from six countries that recently participated in the 2012 Earth Hour City Challenge by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The WWF just announced that 17 cities have been selected as finalists to be considered for the Earth Hour Capital award this year. The City and County of San Francisco is one of those 17 finalists.

Key words: Environmental Quality


California Air Resources Board to Hold Cap-and-Trade Transportation Investment Workshops

Next week, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will host two public workshops on the development of the AB 32 Cap-and-Trade Investment Plan.

Key words: Environmental Quality, Cap and Trade, Meetings and Events

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