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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: February 3rd, 2012

ENSURE ADA COMPLIANCE

Published on February 3, 2012

Do you know that you can help protect your business from “Drive By ADA Lawsuits” by working with a California Certified Access Specialist? Have you considered training any of your employees to become CASp Certified? Our industry supported AB 1608  | Read More » |

CAP WITH NO TRADE?

Published on February 3, 2012

The AB 32 Implementation Group, a coalition of employers and taxpayer groups advocating for policies to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions in a manner that will protect jobs and the economy, is gravely concerned that California is not adequately  | Read More » |

STANDARDS COMMISSION CONFIRMS INDUSTRY NOMINEES

Published on February 3, 2012

The Building Standards Commission (BSC) has selected the Code Advisory Committee memberships for the next 3-year code-adoption cycle (2012-2014). Back in November, the BSC selection committee got together and reviewed several hundred applications and  | Read More » |

RENT CONTROL BILL THWARTED – AGAIN

Published on February 3, 2012

Advocates of returning rent control to California were unsuccessful as SB 184 (Leno; D-San Francisco) was stopped again on the Floor of the State Senate by a close working coalition that included the California Association of REALTORS®, Apartment Association  | Read More » |

METAL THEFT CRACKDOWN

Published on February 3, 2012

You may recall CBPA lead the effort to establish guidelines and criteria to provide guidance and protection from metal being stolen from your buildings and sold. We have sponsored several bills to increase penalties and make it harder to sell stolen  | Read More » |

TINKERING WITH THE WATER BOND?

Published on February 3, 2012

As we reported earlier in the year, legislative leaders have been making noise about reopening the water bond negotiations to either delay the vote or change the funding amount. The $11.1 billion water bond is scheduled for a vote in November. Although  | Read More » |

GOVERNOR SENDS PENSION REFORM TO LEGISLATURE

Published on February 3, 2012

Governor Brown delivered the proposed language for his 12-point pension reform plan to leaders of the state legislature’s Conference Committee on Public Employee Pensions. In a letter to the Legislature, the governor states that “current benefits,  | Read More » |