League News
Prepare Your City to Oppose Repeal of Transportation Funding
Cities have a great deal at stake this fall since an initiative to eliminate more than $5 billion annually in existing transportation funding is expected to officially qualify for the November ballot by the end of today.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair on June 21, ruling that state and local governments can require vendors with no physical presence in the state to collect use tax.
The 2018 legislative session has been another extremely active year for housing and land use with over 100 bills introduced. What really sets this year apart is the fact that bills affect nearly every major area of housing and land use law.
Conferences & Education

Friday, June 29 is the last day to submit session proposals for the League of California Cities’ ® Municipal Finance Institute, taking place on Dec. 12–13 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

Join the League’s legislative team for a briefing on major bills that cities need to advocate for and against when the Legislature returns from its summer recess (July 6 to Aug. 6).
June 27–28

June 29

July 2

July 19
Inland Empire/Desert Mountain CitiPAC Gala, Ontario

Aug. 19
North Bay Division Bocce Tournament, Yountville
Sept. 12
CitiPAC Leadership Reception, Long Beach

Sep. 1214

Oct. 8
Riverside CitiPAC Golf Tournament, Beaumont

Oct. 11
Central Valley Division CitiPAC, Patterson
Opportunities for Cities

Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) and California Statewide Communities Development Corporation (CSCDC).
News & Events

Legislative hearing committees are still moving along, with several of the League’s bills being heard in Senate Public Employment and Retirement, Senate Natural Resources and Water and Assembly Governmental Organization.