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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: March, 2016

SPRING BREAK IN THE CAPITOL ENDS

Published on March 25, 2016

This week has been a quiet week in the Capitol due to the Legislative Spring Break Recess. No committee hearings, no Floor sessions, and no Budget negotiations. However, it’s the “calm before the storm.” Next week legislators are back in town  | Read More » |

SUPPORT FOR SB 1253 REAL ESTATE BROKER LICENSES

Published on March 25, 2016

CBPA is working with Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) and acting as the sponsor for SB 1253 which adds limited liability companies (LLC) to the list of business entities that can act as a licensed real estate broker. Since at least 1943, California has  | Read More » |

ENERGY COMMISSION BENCHMARKING WORKSHOP

Published on March 25, 2016

Today, your Sacramento staff is at a California Energy Commission workshop to provide input on staff’s initial proposal to implement the building energy use data access and public disclosure provisions of Assembly Bill 802 (Williams, Chapter 590, Statutes  | Read More » |

GREEN CALIFORNIA SUMMIT & EXPO: TEN YEARS AND GROWING

Published on March 25, 2016

The 2016 Green California Summit and Expo comes to the Sacramento Convention Center on April 21-22. Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the Summit will highlight strategies, technologies and best practices that are essential to the attainment of California’s  | Read More » |

SUPPORT FOR SB 820 CALIFORNIA LAND REUSE AND REVITALIZATION ACT

Published on March 25, 2016

Our industry is pleased to support SB 820 (Hertzberg; D-Los Angeles) which would extend the successful California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act (CLRRA), and important tool which helps local governments clean up properties and get them into productive  | Read More » |

MINIMUM WAGE HIKE TO $15 QUALIFIES FOR BALLOT

Published on March 25, 2016

This week the proposal to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021 qualified for the November 2016 statewide ballot. According to Reuters, the measure would boost the state’s minimum wage to $11 an hour in 2017, and increase it by  | Read More » |

SUPPORT FOR NET ENERGY METERING (NEM) CAP CALCULATION

Published on March 25, 2016

Our industry is pleased to support AB 2339 (Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks) which would apply a consistent methodology statewide for use by electric utilities when calculating the existing caps on their net energy metering (NEM) programs. Net energy metering  | Read More » |

OPPOSITION TO SB 876 “RIGHT TO REST ACT”

Published on March 25, 2016

Our industry unfortunately must oppose SB 876 (Liu; La Candada Flitridge) as we believe the measure will make it more difficult to keep public areas safe and clean while not actually addressing the root causes of homelessness. SB 876 would create a new  | Read More » |

CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE SUMMIT

Published on March 25, 2016

Thank you to those who have already registered, for those of you who have yet to register, this is for YOU! The California Commercial Real Estate Summit (CCRES) will be held at the California Chamber of Commerce Headquarters in Sacramento on June 7-8,  | Read More » |

SPRING BREAK IN THE CAPITOL

Published on March 18, 2016

Next week will be a quiet week in the Capitol due to the Legislative Spring Break Recess. No committee hearings, no Floor sessions, and no Budget negotiations. However, it’s the “calm before the storm.” The following week legislators are back  | Read More » |

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