Sharon Gonsalves has joined the Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) as Director of Government Affairs.
Dan Carrigg, former Deputy Executive Director and Legislative Director for the League of California Cities, has joined the Renne Public Policy Group as a Senior Policy Advisor.
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.
Senate Bill 1173, authored by Senator Maria Durazo (D, Los Angeles) will likely saddle most public employers with costly fines and attorneys’ fees if enacted.
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.
Dane Hutchings and Art Hartinger to Present on Independent Contractors at League City Managers Conference
RPPG Director, Government Affairs Dane Hutchings and Renne Public Law Group Founding Partner Art Hartinger will provide insight on pensions and independent contractors at the 2020 League of California Cities City Managers Conference, which will take place from February 5-7 at the Meritage Resort in Napa.
The critical issue at hand: which industries does the new “ABC Test” apply to in the wake of the 2018 California Supreme Court ruling in “Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court”? Cue the California legislature to try and provide “clarity”.
Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) Founding Partner Art Hartinger and Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) Director, Government Affairs Dane Hutchings presented at theLeague of California Cities San Diego County Division meeting on Monday, August 12.
For over a decade, Dane Hutchings has been advocating for the best interests of both public and private entities. He is a seasoned legislative advocate and political strategist with a keen understanding of the California political process and landscape. We asked Mr. Hutchings to discuss his new role at the Renne Public Policy Group.
The Renne Public Policy Group is officially open for business, with the League of California Cities as its first client.