League News
The CTC has released an updated  draft 2018 annual reporting guidelines  for local streets and roads funding.  Cities must adopt FY 18–19 SB 1 project lists by resolution.
With the ink barely dry on the 15 bill housing package Gov. Jerry Brown signed last fall, legislators in 2018 are pushing a new batch of bills to make additional changes to housing laws.
The Coalition to Protect Local Transportation Improvements grows as more cities, counties, transportation agencies and other organizations join the effort to support Prop. 69 and oppose any effort to repeal SB 1.
Opportunities for Cities

CalTRUST, co-sponsored by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties, is a statewide investment pool for California public agencies. As part of its ongoing commitment to providing educational tools, CalTRUST, is offering a no-cost webinar on proposed new ultra-short fund. CalTRUST webinars are open to all California cities, counties, special districts, and nonprofit agencies.

The California Financing Coordinating Committee (CFCC) will be hosting several free funding fairs throughout the state from April through August. 

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). CSCDA recently issued $18,460,000 in tax-exempt multifamily affordable housing bonds for Vintage at Napa Senior Apartments in Napa. 
Conferences & Education

Registration has just opened for the League’s Annual Legislative Action Day . This one-day event on April 18 will bring hundreds of city officials to Sacramento for a few day of learning about top issues, meetings with legislators in the Capitol and networking with colleagues. 
More News & Events

The National League of Cities provides an update on the Trump Administration's litigation with California over sanctuary laws.

Legislative policy committee hearings are now underway in the Capitol. In addition, the Legislature continues to hold a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities. 
Cities Urged to Support AB 1775 and SB 834

Identical bills introduced in the Senate and Assembly prohibit expanded offshore oil and natural gas production off the California coast.