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League of California Cities ® President Jan Arbuckle and League Executive Director Carolyn Coleman joined more than 40 executive directors and local leaders from 19 state municipal leagues across the country in Washington, D.C. to meet federal decision-makers and discuss city priorities.
The use of force among law enforcement has become a hot-button topic nationwide in the past few years. This controversial and emotional issue will carry on in the state Legislature with two competing proposals; AB 392 (Weber) and SB 230 (Caballero).
Starting this spring, cities can apply for funding through the SB 2 Planning Grants Program to update general plans, community plans, specific plans, local planning related to implementation of sustainable community strategies or local coastal plans.
Conferences & Education
Preview Webinar Scheduled for April 11

Hundreds of city officials will be traveling to Sacramento to lobby their senators and assembly members on bills affecting California cities as part of the League’s April 24 Legislative Action Day.

The League of California Cities® is seeking innovative, cutting-edge topics for the 2019 Annual Conference & Expo being held Oct. 16–18 in Long Beach.
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Each year, the League of California Cities ® honors outstanding work in member cities throughout the state through the Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence. If your city has accomplished remarkable, inventive work, now is the time to apply.

The Legislature will host a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities. Read about the upcoming legislative hearings of interest to cities in the coming weeks.