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How to Engage Your Legislator in District Events

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Email, online form, phone call, postal mail–do you know how your district’s legislators prefer a request for a meeting or event invitations? The legislator’s scheduler will have an answer for you. Call the legislator’s office and ask to speak to the scheduler to find out. Planning and persistence…

ACA Memo – UPDATE

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Updated CSDA Affordable Care Act Memo April 15, 2014, marked the official end of open enrollment for the 2014 plan year under California’s health care exchange, Covered California, which was established pursuant to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While most of the ACA provisions are in effect,…

CalPERS Addressing PEPRA Consequences [Human Resources and Personnel]

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Public Employees’ Retirement Act of 2013 (PEPRA) made significant changes to many aspects of retirement benefits including mandatory defined benefit formulas, how employees contribute to their retirement plans and when local agencies may hire annuitants. The law has been in place for 18 months…