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.
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.
This afternoon, Governor Jerry Brown presented his Department of Finance’s revenue forecast for 2011-12 pursuant to Chapter 41, Statutes of 2011 – the so-called “trigger cuts” that were approved as a component of the 2011-12 state budget package. Department of Finance Director Ana Matosantos outlined both the revenue forecast and the resultant reductions that will [...]
California counties remain concerned about the nature and funding of the 2011 Realignment, particularly the public safety portion. While the Community Corrections Partnerships around the state have been developing plans to implement AB 109, a lot of details remain to be worked out and counties are concerned that the funding devoted to realignment may not [...]
A new National Association of Counties (NACo) survey shows that counties large and small appear to be settling into the “new normal” of revenue, staffing and service delivery levels after years of revenue losses in a U.S. economy struggling toward recovery. “Coping with the New Normal: An Economic Status Survey of Counties” is the seventh [...]