Special Budget Analysis
State Budget Sent to Governor Continues Prudent Approach; Trailer Bills to Follow
The Legislature agreed to invest in significant new investments to shelter homeless Californians, expand housing-related infrastructure and provide safe drinking water to all residents when they passed the FY 2019–20 Budget Act on Thursday, June 13. Associated trailer bills are expected to be approved in the coming weeks.

League News
Will Governor Newsom be More Accommodating than Governor Brown?

In the 2019 Legislative Session, the Legislature has introduced a series of measures in the workers’ compensation space that will drive up employer cost and expand the system to pre-2012 reform levels.

Legislative policy committees are still moving along, with several of the League’s HOT bills up in committees this week, including SB 330 (Skinner), Housing Crisis Act of 2019, being herd in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee. The Legislature will adjourn July 12 for its summer recess, returning on Aug. 12. The League will continue monitoring several bills affecting cities.  
Conferences & Education

Join the League’s legislative team on Tuesday, July 16 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. for a briefing on major bills that cities need to advocate for and against when the Legislature returns from its summer recess on Aug. 11.
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Learn what cities can and cannot do under the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act and the enforcement tools available.