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Guide to Local Recovery Update: May 25
May 25, 2022The White House has released recordings of its “Infrastructure School” webinar series, which aired earlier this year. The series was designed to help state, local, and tribal governments use the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to fund much-needed infrastructure projects in their communities.
City-led advocacy needed for state budget asks; key transportation, Brown Act, and cannabis bills
May 25, 2022With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised budget proposal and the results of the first suspense file announced, California’s legislative session is in full swing. Cal Cities is closely engaging lawmakers on several key issues, including its state budget ask.
Legislature’s biannual suspense file shelves more than 200 bills — Learn which ones made the cut
May 25, 2022Last week, the Assembly and Senate appropriations committees hammered out the fate of nearly 1,000 bills as part of the suspense file process, often with positive results for cities.