June 24, 2014

Issue #52

Editor's Note

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Massage Therapy Bill Moves to Senate Appropriations Committee

City Officials, the League, City Lobbyists and Others Testify in Strong Support

 The Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee yesterday morning heard AB 1147 (Bonilla), the California Massage Therapy Act and passed it on an 8-0 vote. The bill now moves to the Senate Appropriations Committee, which will likely hear it in August following the Legislature’s summer recess.

Legislation, Hot Bills, Land Use, Massage Regulations, Public Safety

New FY 2014-15 HUTA Estimates Now Available

The FY 2014-15 State Budget includes some supplemental funding for local streets and roads from Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax revenues.  The budget includes a $100 million loan repayment and a $142 million adjustment for an allocation error by the State Controller’s office over the last several years. These “supplemental allocations” are to be allocated under the Streets and Highways code Section 2104-2107 formulas. Detailed estimates and a full explanation are available from California Local Government Finance Almanac.

Revenue & Taxation, State Budget, Municipal Finance, Transportation

Mayors and Council Members Department Now Taking Applications to Serve on Executive Committee

 Are you looking to get more involved with the League of California Cities? Serving on the Mayors and Council Members Department Executive Committee is a great way. The department is now seeking applicants for second vice president and for state League director.

Mayors & Council Members
1400 K Street ■ Sacramento, CA 95814 ■ (916) 658-8200
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