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GOVERNOR’S MESSAGE ON GREENHOUSE GAS BILLS

August 26, 2016

Well, regardless if you like or dislike the bills above, no one can accuse the political dust-up over them as being boring. In fact, in an unusual move, the Governor released an emphatic and combative press release rubbing the passage of the bills “in the face” of the Oil Industry that has been one of the groups trying to block the measure. Check More »

SCAQMD BILL AWAITS ACTION

Another bill we are very closely following, as it would set a precedent for Legislators in Sacramento to be able to undo local election in which it doesn’t like the outcome has also passed Appropriation. SB 1387 (de Leon; D-Los Angeles) a bill in which our industry, along with a broad array of other business and local government entities vociferously More »

AIR BOARD BILL EDITORIAL

This newspaper gets why this is a bad bill! Read the editorial here:    More »

HOMELESS CAMPING BILL

AB 718 (Chu; D-San Jose) seeks to prohibit local agencies from enforcing ordinances that prohibit the people from sleeping or resting in a parked motor vehicle (including in your parking lots). This bill was “killed” last year due to lack of votes, but it has been removed from the inactive file in an attempt by the bill sponsors, Housing California, More »

OTHER HIGH PRIORITY “OPPOSE” BILLS

As well, there are still a handful of bills left that we must oppose because of their sever impact on the real estate industry, or California’s Economy: AB 1520 (Stone, Mark D) Water shaming bill. This bill requires the release of private information on water use within certain buildings in an effort that will lead to “public shaming” of those More »

POTENTIAL MOVEMENT IN CONGRESS ON E-FAIRNESS

Our friends at the International Council of Shopping Centers provide the following update regarding the E-Fairness measure in Congress. California addressed this issue several years ago, with the support of CBPA and the retail industry, however a national solution is still needed. On August 25, after many months of meetings with legislators, Judiciary More »

GOVERNOR’S MESSAGE ON GREENHOUSE GAS BILLS

Well, regardless if you like or dislike the bills above, no one can accuse the political dust-up over them as being boring. In fact, in an unusual move, the Governor released an emphatic and combative press release rubbing the passage of the bills “in the face” of the Oil Industry that has been one of the groups trying to block the measure. Check More »

2016 INDUSTRY AWARDS DINNER

California Business Properties Association’s Industry Awards Dinner will be held on October 20, 2016 at The Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach. The Industry Awards Dinner is a chance to recognize the unwavering leadership of individuals and companies dedicated to the commercial, industrial, retail real estate industry. In addition, to our special recognition More »

SUMMER RECESS

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 are tracking over 400 pieces of legislation. We have taken positions on 184 bills (94 support and 90 More »

WEEKLY ON HIATUS

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 it.  More »