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State Lawmakers Push for Police Reform Measures in Final Weeks of Legislative Session

Prior to adjourning for a truncated legislative summer recess, Members from both legislative houses have amended several pieces of legislation aimed at modifying law enforcement’s policies, procedures, and tactics.

2020-07-06T16:39:01-07:00July 5th, 2020|

Navigating Fiscal Emergencies in the Time of Coronavirus: Tools from the Great Recession Revisited

Declaring a fiscal emergency, and implementing appropriate remedial measures, may be an unfortunate reality for some local agencies in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

2020-05-19T21:41:11-07:00May 19th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: May 19, 2020

This morning President Trump tweeted that the SF Bay Area will receive over $700 million in federal funds to assist continued operations and support workers at SFO, Muni, and BART. Bay Area transit officials are unsure exactly of [...]

2020-05-19T22:15:17-07:00May 19th, 2020|

Governor Newsom’s May Budget Revision Comes up Short on Local Government Funding—Shifts Pressure to the Federal Government

On May 14, 2020, Governor Newsom presented his 2020-2021 Budget May Revision. The Governor opened by outlining the stark contrast between his optimistic January budget proposal which reflected record low unemployment, a thriving economy and projected surplus of 5.6 billion in revenue with the reality that we are faced with today.

2020-05-15T18:37:19-07:00May 15th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: May 12, 2020

Governor Newsom announced a new executive order on Friday, May 8th. The executive order addresses the November 3, 2020 General Election. The order requires that each county’s elections officials send vote-by-mail ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election [...]

2020-05-13T19:33:40-07:00May 10th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: May 6, 2020

Governor Newsom issued two new executive orders last week, the first of which allows for marriage licenses to be issued by county clerks via videoconference. The second executive order temporarily changes the protocol for verifying need for certain welfare [...]

2020-05-13T19:33:14-07:00May 6th, 2020|
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