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Climate Change Funding Proposals [REVENUE, FINANCES, AND TAXATION]

Friday, April 8, 2016

Climate Change Funding Proposals The state has raised approximately $3.5 billion in cap-and-trade revenue. However, there is limited agreement on how to best spend this money. The Legislature and governor only approved a funding plan for one year, in Fiscal Year 2014-15. This year, the governor, Senate,…

Gut-and-Amend Mandates Employee Orientations [HUMAN RESOURCES AND PERSONNEL]

Friday, April 8, 2016

Gut-and-Amend Mandates Employee Orientations Last month, Assembly Bill 2835 (Cooper) was gutted and amended to require mandatory orientations of all new and potentially all existing employees of public agencies. Additionally, public agencies with union employees will be required to provide union representatives…