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Advocate for City Priorities at the League’s Legislative Action Day on April 24

February 11, 2019
Hundreds of city officials will be traveling to Sacramento to lobby their senators and assembly members on bills affecting California cities as part of the League’s April 24 Legislative Action Day.

Sessions Announced for 2019 Planning Commissioners Academy

February 1, 2019
"Making Real Change in Your Community" is one of many engaging sessions at the upcoming Academy in Long Beach.

Register Today: How to Be an Energy Hero in Your Community Webinar

February 1, 2019
Learn how to get the most from your energy efficient partners by attending a free webinar on Feb. 7 from 2 – 3 p.m., held in conjunction with the League of California Cities® League Partner program.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Nearly $1 Billion in Tax-Exempt Bonds and Loans for High School STEM Center in Concord and New Student Housing in San Francisco

February 1, 2019
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be one of the most significant benefits for League members.

Supportive Housing Multifamily Housing Program Notice of Funding Availability Amendment

February 1, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has released an Amendment to the Supportive Housing Multifamily Housing Program (SHMHP) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

Department of Finance Releases HUTA Estimates for Proposed FY 2019–20 Budget

January 28, 2019
The California Department of Finance (DOF) provided new revenue estimates with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Proposed FY 2019–20 State Budget released on Jan. 10 including for transportation tax revenues.

League Sponsors Legislation to Restore Funding to Annexing Cities Harmed by SB 89

January 28, 2019
Assembly Member Eloise Reyes (D-Grand Terrace) introduced AB 213, a League-sponsored measure to restore funding to approximately 140 cities that had annexed inhabited territory in reliance on previous financial incentives, and then suffered fiscal harm when those funds were swept away through the budget process with SB 89 in 2011.

Census 2020: What Cities Need to Know Webinar Scheduled for Jan. 30

January 28, 2019
Every 10 years, the federal government undertakes a census of the U.S. population to determine federal representation, redraw federal and state legislative districts and allocate federal funding to states and local governments.

ILG’s TIERS Can Help Your City Take Your Public Engagement to the Next Level

January 28, 2019
Not getting the results you want from your city’s public engagement efforts?

Webinar Announcement: What’s next for Waters of the United States and the Federal Clean Water Act?

January 28, 2019
Waters of the United States (WOTUS) is a controversial regulatory term used in the Clean Water Act (CWA) to define the geographic scope of federal jurisdiction over rivers, lakes, streams, wetlands, and other aquatic features.

More than 400 Members Attended the League’s New Mayors and Council Members Academy in Sacramento

January 22, 2019
Last week, the League of California Cities® welcomed more than 400 newly elected city officials to its New Mayors and Council Members Academy, the first event in a lineup of comprehensive and valuable educational programs for city officials throughout 2019. 

Call for Session Proposals for the 2019 Mayor and Council Members Executive Forum

January 22, 2019
The League is now accepting session proposals for the Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum, taking place June 19–20 in Newport Beach. 

ILG Welcomed New Executive Director

January 22, 2019
The Institute for Local Government welcomed Erica Manuel as the executive director of ILG.

Hundreds of Newly Elected City Officials in Sacramento this week for Training and Policy Committee Meetings

January 14, 2019
The League of California Cities® will welcome hundreds of California city officials to Sacramento this week for newly elected officials training, policy committee meetings, and meetings with legislative leadership.

Celebrating EITC Awareness Day

January 14, 2019
Jan. 25, 2019 is the 13th annual Earned Income Tax Assistance (EITC) Awareness Day.

Call for Session Proposals for the 2019 Mayor and Council Members Executive Forum

January 14, 2019
The League is currently accepting session proposals for the Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum, taking place June 19–20 in Newport Beach.

Community Development Block Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability Amendment

January 14, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has released an Amendment to the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

Governor Newsom Unveils Proposed FY 2019-20 Budget

January 10, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom held a lengthy press conference this morning to unveil his first budget proposal, which includes $144 billion in General Fund spending and — combined with proposed special fund and bond proceed allocations — totals $209 billion. 

Governor Newsom Announces Executive Orders and Emergency Preparedness and Response Funding Ahead of the Budget

January 9, 2019
In a press conference held today in Colfax, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled two executive orders and $415 million in funding for emergency preparedness and response.

Gov. Gavin Newsom Promises Aggressive and Bold Leadership and Offers Collaboration, While Contrasting California with Washington D.C. in Inauguration Address

January 7, 2019
Gavin Newsom, with his wife and their four young children beside him, was sworn into office as California’s 40th Governor on the steps of the State Capitol Monday.
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