Feb. 4, 2015

Issue #11

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Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins Announces Transportation Funding Proposal

Transportation Leaders Meet in Sacramento to Discuss Priorities

Today in Sacramento, transportation leaders from across California and across the nation gathered at the California Transportation Foundation to discuss priorities and new transportation proposals. Several themes were evident throughout the day: our transportation system and funding systems are broke, technology is quickly moving the transportation world forward, and without additional investment, California’s economy will suffer.

Transportation, Public Works, Infrastructure

Webinar: How to get Cap-and-Trade Funds

Join state agency presenters, the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) for a webinar being held on Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to noon to help local governments apply for a portion of up to $120 million in Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program funds.

Housing, Meetings and Events, Greenhouse Gases, Cap and Trade

Feb. 10 Hearing Planned on Water Bond Implementation

The Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife will be holding an oversight hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to discuss the implementation of Proposition 1 (2014), the Water Bond. The hearing will commence after a 9:30 a.m. bill hearing and will cover background on the bond, state entities with proposed Prop. 1 funding and stakeholder recommendations. More information can be found on the committee webpage.

Water, Assembly

Cities Encouraged to Complete National League of Cities Survey to Improve Water Infrastructure and Policy

The recent droughts in many parts of the Western United States have raised the importance of local water policy and the urgent need to improve water infrastructure. The National League of Cities (NLC), in partnership with the American Water Works Association, the Walton Family Foundation, and WaterNow, is gathering information about how municipal leaders interact with their local water service providers.

NLC, Federal, Water
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