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Legislation Proposes to Reform Outdated Regulations for Licensed Drug or Alcohol Abuse Recovery Treatment Facilities

March 12, 2018
Cities concerned about how to help maintain residential neighborhoods as a therapeutic environment for the social integration of people recovering from addiction should join the League in supporting AB 3162 (Friedman). 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $18.4 Million in Tax-Except Bonds for Affordable Housing in Napa

March 9, 2018
Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA). 

Upcoming Bills in Committee and Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities, March 14–April 26

March 9, 2018
Legislative policy committee hearings are now underway in the Capitol. 

CTC Announces May 1 Deadline to Submit SB 1 Project Lists

March 9, 2018
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) recently released updated draft 2018 annual reporting guidelines for local streets and roads funding. 

Cities, Counties, Transportation Agencies and Labor Join Coalition to Protect Transportation Revenues

March 8, 2018
Each week the Coalition to Protect Local Transportation Improvements grows as more cities, counties, transportation agencies and other organizations become part of the effort to support the passage of Proposition 69 and oppose any effort to repeal SB 1. 

Mark Your Calendars for Legislative Action Day on April 18

March 8, 2018
Registration has just opened for the League’s Annual Legislative Action Day. 

Legislature Pushes New Legislation to Address California’s Housing Affordability Crisis

March 8, 2018
With the ink barely dry on the 15 bill housing package Gov. Jerry Brown signed last fall, legislators in 2018 are pushing a new batch of bills to make additional changes to housing laws. 

CalTRUST Market Update and Proposed New Ultra-Short Fund Webinar

March 8, 2018
CalTRUST, co-sponsored by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties, is a statewide investment pool for California public agencies. 

Legislation Aims to Prevent Offshore Drilling in California

March 6, 2018
Identical bills introduced in the Senate and Assembly prohibit expanded offshore oil and natural gas production off the California coast.

California Financing Coordinating Committee Offers Free 2018 Infrastructure Funding Fairs Statewide

March 6, 2018
The California Financing Coordinating Committee (CFCC) will be hosting several free funding fairs throughout the state from April through August.

League of California Cities Supports the Affordable Housing Bond

March 5, 2018
The League of California Cities® has announced its support for the Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond that is slated for the November 2018 statewide ballot.

League Board of Directors Takes Action to Protect the Interests of California Cities in the State and the Nation’s Capital

March 5, 2018
The League Board of Directors met Feb. 22–23 in Redondo Beach, where directors took action to support the organization’s advocacy efforts to promote local authority and received updates on League activities and briefings on policy developments.

2019 City Managers Department Meeting Call for Proposals Open

March 5, 2018
The League of California Cities® is soliciting session proposals and speakers for the 2019 City Managers Department Meeting, which is scheduled for Feb. 13 – 15 at the InterContinential San Diego.

League Sponsors Bill to Restore Funding to Cities Harmed by SB 89

March 2, 2018
Last year the Legislature restored funding to California’s four most recently incorporated cities through the passage of SB 130 and this year the Legislature has the opportunity to restore funding to cities that had annexed territories since 2006.

League of California Cities and California State Association of Counties Release Report on Homelessness with Case Studies, Resources and Strategies

March 1, 2018
A report released on March 1 by the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties® details tools and resources that cities and counties are using to address the needs of homeless residents in their communities.

Upcoming Bills in Committee and Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities, March 5–April 26

March 1, 2018
Legislative policy committee hearings are now underway in the Capitol. 
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