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REGULATORY OVERSIGHT ANALYSIS AND REFORM LEGISLATION

April 1, 2011

Specific improvements we support include an enhanced role for the legislature in review and oversight of regulations, independent analysis of the economic impact of regulations and legislation, and an ongoing regulatory review process that will lead to the reform or elimination of ineffective and excessively burdensome regulations. Here are some of More »

REGULATORY OVERSIGHT ANALYSIS AND REFORM POLICY STATEMENT

As charter members of the regulatory reform coalition, known as ROAR (Regulatory Oversight, Analysis and Reform Coalition), we have spent a significant amount of time in Sacramento this past year advocating for Legislative and Executive Branch action on peeling back some of the state’s many complicated, redundant, and ultimately job-killing regulations. More »

BUDGET HERE! BUDGET THERE! BUDGET NOWHERE!

Ever since Governor Brown was inaugurated, he has been working on eliminating the almost $30B deficit and adopting a budget that reflected cuts and an extension of some existing taxes that are set to expire mid-year. Well, the legislature passed the first part of the budget – reflecting over $13B in cuts – but all negotiations on the tax package More »

ANTI-BUSINESS PROPOSALS RISE AGAIN IN NEW SESSION

March 25, 2011

Along with our friends at the CalChamber, we are opposing legislation that will increase costs for California employers, thereby hurting their ability to compete in the global marketplace and provide jobs has been introduced again this year. Following is just some of the anti-business bills introduced so far: AB 10 (Alejo; D-Watsonville) – Automatic More »

AIR QUALITY THRESHOLD LITIGATION MAY PROCEED TO TRIAL

March 18, 2011

A lawsuit filed by the homebuilders (CBIA) challenging new air quality standards has sufficient merit to proceed to trial, an Alameda County Superior Court judge has ruled. Many state, regional and local planners and affordable housing advocates argue the standards would discourage sustainable, infill development. Click here to read the full story.  More »

COMMUNITY RECOVERY AND ENHANCEMENT ACT

The Community Recovery and Enhancement (CRE) Act was introduced in the US House of Representatives this week. H.R. 1147, sponsored by Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) will help incentivize equity investment in distressed commercial real estate assets and address the pending crisis threatening community banks that More »

AB 934 WOULD ALLOW LIBEL LAWSUITS AS PART OF A TENANT DISPUTE

We are opposing a bill that will be heard next week in the Assembly Judiciary Committee. AB 934 (Feuer; D-Los Angeles) would make it more difficult for property owners and managers to redress disputes with tenants through the courts by denying the use of privileged communications available to virtually every other litigant. AB 934 changes the law in More »

BUDGET PASSES ON MAJORITY VOTE – HISTORY MADE – TAX QUESTIONS REMAIN UNRESOLVED

Both houses of the California Legislature passed the main budget bill on Thursday on a majority vote with only Democratic members supporting the spending plan. However, several major issues – including elimination of Redevelopment Agencies and authorization for a special election to “extend” certain taxes via a vote in June – have all been More »

GREEN CALIFORNIA SUMMIT & EXPOSITION

March 11, 2011

The 2011 Green California Summit & Expo, taking place at the Sacramento Convention Center April 18-20, is shaping up to be the biggest green government conference ever. Over 200 suppliers of green products and services and upwards of 6,000 attendees are expected. The Summit will feature keynote speakers, an educational program of full-day workshops, More »

IN-DEPTH COMMERCIAL CALGREEN WORKSHOP

In addition to the above classes, on April 18 in Sacramento, the Building Standard Commission is also offering a CALGreen workshop that will go in-depth into the commercial/non-residential aspects of the code. You can also earn AIA and ICC continuing education credits by attending this workshop. The CALGreen Commercial Workshop will provide an in-depth More »

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