Update
Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Friday afternoon released the numbers assigned to the June 2018 ballot measures . Parks and Water Bond is Proposition 68 and Constitutional Protection of Transportation Revenues is Prop. 69.
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Before the ink was barely dry on the comprehensive 15-bill housing package that took effect on Jan. 1, Sen. Scott Weiner (D-San Francisco) introduced another housing bill that takes away local discretion and authority. 
League News
Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his final State of the State address on Jan. 25 to a joint session of the Legislature vowing to strongly defend against efforts to repeal transportation funding. 
League President Rich Garbarino represented the League and NLC on Jan. 24 at a press conference with SFPUC to call on Congress to make greater infrastructure investments.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, Jan. 26 released an addition to his proposed FY 2018‒19 budget related to climate change .
Conferences & Education

The League is currently soliciting session proposals for two premiere 2018 conferences — the Municipal Finance Institute and the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar. Both conference will be held Dec. 12–13, 2018 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency.  

Join the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and League staff in discussing the impact SB 1383 will have on cities.

The National League of Cities will hold its annual Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. from March 10–11. Join thousands of local officials from across the nation for the opportunity to engage with peers and meet with U.S. Senate and House of Representatives members and their staff to discuss federal policy issues of furthermost importance to cities and local governments.  
More News & Events
 
The Legislature will host a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities in the coming weeks. The number of legislative hearings will expand as the bill introduction deadline of Feb. 16 approaches.

Skewed intersections, excessive speeds, and inadequate bike and pedestrian infrastructure has created unsafe and sometimes deadly conditions on Old Auburn Road in the City of Citrus Heights. The city is hoping to change that using $190,000 it just received in SB 1 funding.