The Governor and Democratic legislative leaders announced yesterday that they have reached agreement on the outstanding budget issues. The budget deal closes a $15.7 billion budget shortfall with a combination of ongoing and temporary cuts, temporary taxes, some internal borrowing, and other solutions. The Legislature passed the main budget bill last Friday, but some areas [...]
If you have not yet registered for the upcoming 2012 NACo Annual Conference and Exposition, scheduled for July 13-17 in Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, I urge you to consider joining your many California colleagues who are attending.
Today, a bi-partisan group of the California Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works in response to the public comment period for the Policy Guidance Letter (PGL) on Variance from Vegetation Standards for Levees and Floodwalls urging changes to the proposed policy.
Governor Brown has reportedly negotiated an agreement with the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) that will combine their two ballot initiatives. The new measure is still being drafted, but CSAC has been informed of the parameters of the agreement by the Governor’s office. While we have not seen initiative language (it will be filed in the [...]
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.