Tag Archives: Governor Brown

Legislative Update: Governor’s Actions 2015

October 13, 2015

The Legislature completed its business and went into interim recess on September 11, and the Governor had until midnight on Sunday, October 11 to sign or veto bills on his desk.   Legislators will return to Sacramento on January 4, 2016, to kick off the second year of the 2015-16 legislative session, at which time bill introductions will begin again in earnest.  Continue reading

Proposed Irrigation Water Efficiency Requirements

05/19/15

Please see below for information regarding DSA’s proposed irrigation water efficiency requirements.  Chet Widom provided some insight on the DSA regulation development process at today’s C.A.S.H. workshop in Sacramento, and C.A.S.H. staff have been coordinating with him to help provide feedback and expertise. Continue reading

Californians Willing to Borrow Big in 2016 to Help Schools

April 24, 2015

The following article was originally posted by KQED and written by John Myers on April 22, 2015 and is reprinted here with their permission.

[Editor’s Note: Periodically, we publish guest articles that we think inform readers on topics of interest. The article below by John Myers addresses Californian’s willingness to support a school facilities bond in 2016. Necessarily, the views and opinions of the author is his own, but we think the article below is interesting and informative.] Continue reading

Governor Brown Delivers State of the State Address, Proposes New Climate Change Goals

January 5, 2015

Today Jerry Brown was sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term as Governor of California, and he gave a combined State of the State and inaugural address.  Governor Brown emphasized the need to address long-term liabilities and pre-existing commitments, stating that we must “ground ourselves and nurture all that we have started.”  While he did not explicitly address the state program for funding school facilities, he did discuss infrastructure by highlighting funding issues for transportation projects including roads, highways, and bridges.

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