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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: July, 2016

SUMMER RECESS

Published on July 8, 2016

The California State Legislature is currently in Summer Recess so now is a good time to review the 2016 Legislative Session so far. Representing the largest coalition of commercial real estate industry professional groups and individual companies, we  | Read More » |

WEEKLY ON HIATUS

Published on July 8, 2016

Due to the Summer Recess, this Weekly eNewsletter will be on hiatus, returning on Friday, August 12. But don’t worry; your Sacramento staff will be here keeping an eye on the Capitol and if anything exciting happens we will make sure you know about  | Read More » |

CALIFORNIAN ELECTED CHAIR OF BOMA INTERNATIONAL

Published on July 8, 2016

On behalf of the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry we want to congratulate Brian M. Harnetiaux on his election to Chair and Chief Elected Officer for Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International for 2016-2017. Brian  | Read More » |

ADA BILL PASSES CONGRESSIONAL JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Published on July 8, 2016

We thank our friends at ICSC for providing the following report about the ADA Education and Reform Act”- of note, California has two Republicans on the Committee that supported the measure Rep. Darrell Issa and Rep. Mimi Walters. There are four Democrats  | Read More » |

WOW! 17 PROPS QUALIFY FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT!

Published on July 1, 2016

Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced that seventeen measures have qualified for the November 2016 ballot – the most propositions to appear since March 2000. Two of the measures were placed on the ballot by the Legislature and 15 qualified through  | Read More » |

PROP 30 – TEMPORARY TAXES – WILL RE-APPEAR

Published on July 1, 2016

A coalition of unions worked to qualify a ballot measure to make the “temporary” taxes passed by voters in 2012 via Proposition 30, permanent. The taxes add up to a $5B hit on businesses and high income earners. Click here for more information.   | Read More » |

POLICY DEADLINE!

Published on July 1, 2016

Yesterday was one of the major deadlines of the year whereby all bills must be out of policy committee in their second house or they are “dead.” More than fifty four bills that we actively tracked were heard in the past five days. Here is a link  | Read More » |

COASTAL COMMISSION BILLS LIMITING ACCESS OPPOSE

Published on July 1, 2016

Two bill that seek to limit access by project proponents to the Coastal Commission both passed through separate policy committees this week on party line votes in the Assembly and Senate, despite strong opposition and are up for hearing and strongly opposed  | Read More » |

AFFORDABLE HOUSING/HOMELESS ISSUES MAJOR TOPIC OF DISCUSSION

Published on July 1, 2016

For the last several years the Legislature and local governments have struggled with a way to address the affordable housing and related homelessness issue in a comprehensive manner. This week, the Legislature passed a major initiative in the budget  | Read More » |

2030 GHG TARGET SCOPING PLAN CONCEPT PAPER

Published on July 1, 2016

The 2030 Target Scoping Plan Concept Paper provides an additional opportunity for public and stakeholder engagement and input prior to release of the Draft AB 32/GHG Scoping Plan later this year. The intent of the paper is to inform an ongoing stakeholder  | Read More » |