AB 155 was approved today by the Senate Local Government Committee on a 3-1 vote. The Committee focused its discussions on new amendments that provide an alternative to the CDIAC process. Unfortunately, the potential for significant delay still exists, placing local programs and services at risk.
AB 155 is back, amended and scheduled to be heard in the Senate Local Government Committee on Tuesday, August 24.
Just like that, arguably the most hated bill of the 2009-10 legislative session is revived.
IOUs are soon to come, bills are quick to pass, and unemployment is slow to drop: a news smorgasbord.