Today the CSAC Board of Directors voted to take a support position on Governor Brown’s ballot measure, the Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act of 2012, which guarantees funding in the state constitution for vital public safety programs realigned from the state to counties in 2011. “From the day Governor Brown took office he [...]
For almost 25 years CSCDA a joint powers authority sponsored by CSAC and the League of California Cities, has provided conduit bond financing for public benefit projects such as non-profit hospitals, multi-family low and moderate income housing, schools and other projects.
The budget will certainly be an issue, as it is every year. Today, the State Controller pointed out that the state missed its revenue mark for January by $528 million, a disappointing performance to say the least. As difficult as that challenge is, it is the “Big Three” that will dominate our time in the foreseeable future: Realignment; Pension Reform; and, Redevelopment.
Today, the Women’s Foundation of California and the California Budget Project released a joint paper, Falling Behind: The Impact of the Great Recession and the Budget Crisis on California’s Women and Their Families. Major takeaways from the report include: Single mothers were hardest hit by the recession and recent budget cuts contributed to sharp increases [...]
No “party time” puns, I promise. The law requires the Secretary of State to release registration numbers as of 154 days before statewide elections. She released them today. You can read in all the other news reports about how many Republicans there are, how many decline-to-state voters, yaddah, yaddah. But what you won’t hear from [...]