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WELCOME GOVERNOR BROWN

January 7, 2011

On Monday January 3, 2011, Jerry Brown was sworn in as the 39th Governor of the State of California. CBPA extends a hearty welcome and congratulations to Governor Brown and his wife Anne Gust Brown who will play a prominent role in the administration. In the coming year California will grapple with many problems including our water supply, our economy, More »

ELECTION RESULTS

November 12, 2010

For any of you that missed last week’s email, here are full election results from the Secretary of State.  More »

2010 SUCCESSES

In politics and public policy, it is sometime too easy to focus on the negative. So, we’d like to point out some of the successes of the commercial, industrial, retail real estate industry from this past year: Legislation – Engaged on more than 500 pieces of Legislation in the California State Capitol. 49 bills “High Priority”. 31 Opposed – More »

ELECTION FOLLOW-UP – COOLEY PULLS AHEAD

In the one race that threatens the Democratic Party hegemony in the statewide offices, Republican Attorney General Candidate Steve Cooley looks very likely to win the razor-thin close race over Kamala Harris. On Election Day, Harris had a thin lead, but as more result from vote-by-mail ballots have been counted Cooley has pulled ahead. Should Cooley More »

DUELING CALLS FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS ON THE BUDGET

Governor-elect Brown said weeks ago during the campaign that he would call a special session to deal with the budget crisis; but in a not-unusual move, current Governor Schwarzenegger beat him to it and has called his seventh special session (in eight years) to deal with the budget “crisis.” Yesterday Schwarzenegger declared a fiscal emergency More »

NEW BUILDING CODES TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 1

Developers with projects planned for the near future are being reminded that permit applications submitted after the end of the year, will be governed by the new California Building Code which takes effect on January.  More »

FLORIDA LAND USE AMENDMENT 4 GOES DOWN

November 5, 2010

And in a closely watched Florida vote that our industry had significant worries about it spreading to other states if passed, was handily defeated. “Amendment 4,” which proposed requiring a taxpayer-funded referendum for all changes to local government comprehensive land-use plans, was defeated by more than a 2 to 1 margin. Thank you to all of More »

CONNIE CONWAY NEW ASSEMBLY REPUBLICAN LEADER

In a unanimous decision, Assemblymember Martin Garrick (R-Carlsbad) has decided to step down as the Assembly Republican Leader, and be replaced by Assemblymember Connie Conway (R-Visalia). We thank Mr. Garrick for his service and applying his deep understanding of our industry to analyzing and advocating on behalf of legislation. Ms. Conway has also More »

ELECTION RESULTS SUMMARY

For full election results, click here to get all the numbers from the Secretary of State. California went against the national grain and it was a banner election for California Democrats. Every major statewide office is now held by Democrats. In an election when ten states across the nation replaced Democratic Governors with Republicans, not only More »

CONGRATULATIONS GOVERNOR BROWN

On behalf of the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry, we would like to congratulate Governor Brown on his decisive victory. California continues to face many challenges and we hope we can help the Governor address them in a positive manner. We stand at the ready to assist the new Administration in understanding how the real estate More »

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