Highlights from the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Legislative Conference where California county officials held a series of meetings at the White House and on Capitol Hill, presenting CSAC’s federal issues platform to California’s congressional delegation. Continue reading
The Controller’s newly released revenue numbers are better than expected, especially sales taxes. But the state remains deep in debt. Continue reading
Yesterday afternoon, Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed ABX8 2, a measure that contained budget year budget changes that legislative Democrats argued addressed $2.2 billion in budget year savings. Governor Schwarzenegger agreed with legislative Republicans, indicating in his veto message that the bill “does not actually implement spending reductions.” The problem is that the bill outlines reductions to a 2010-11 state budget that does not yet exist.
The language of the… Continue reading
Welcome to The County Voice. This new blog will provide access to breaking information on issues in Sacramento and Washington DC, as well as provide a forum for the exchange of viewpoints within the CA County family. Continue reading
CSAC leadership and staff received some great news earlier this week when we learned that Sonoma County Supervisor Valerie Brown has been named “County Official of the Year” by the online publication Publicceo.com. We can’t think of anyone more deserving than Valerie. Her commitment to her own county, to California’s 58 counties through her ongoing involvement in CSAC, and to the nation’s 3,000-plus counties as President of the National Association… Continue reading