Sept. 18, 2015
Issue #88

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Bills Impacting Cities Reach Governor’s Desk

Scores of bills — including many of interest to cities — reached the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown before the Legislature’s Sept. 11 deadline. The Governor now has until Oct. 11 to sign or veto bills.

Hot Bills, Legislation, Action Item

League Joins News Conference Urging Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Regulatory Package

League Executive Director Chris McKenzie on Thursday, Sept. 17, joined three of the authors of AB 266 (Bonta), the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, to urge the Governor to sign it, as well as AB 243, (Wood) and SB 643 (McQuire), the other two parts of the medical marijuana regulation trio of bills enacted in the session that adjourned last Friday.

Hot Bills, Legislation, Public Safety, Marijuana Regulation

League First Vice President and Rancho Cucamonga Mayor L. Dennis Michael Speaks at White House as First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

League First Vice President and Rancho Cucamonga Mayor L. Dennis Michael joined First Lady Michelle Obama and representatives from the National League of Cities (NLC) as well as several federal agencies at the White House on Wednesday to honor achievements made by local elected officials participating in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) initiative.

Board, NLC, Federal, Helen Putnam, League Partners

California City Solutions: Ventura Educates Children on Fire Safety and Prevention through Two-Day Educational Curriculum

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. The 2014 entries are available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Ventura’s Fourth Grade Safety Days was submitted in 2014 for the Ruth Vreeland Award for Engaging Youth in City Government award category.

Helen Putnam, CA City Solutions, Public Safety
1400 K Street ■ Sacramento, CA 95814 ■ (916) 658-8200
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