Signed by the Governor
On January 3, the California State Legislature reconvened for the second year of the two-year biennial Legislative Session in the midst of another COVID-19 surge. In addition to continuing to respond to the pandemic, the Governor’s State Budget proposal and numerous bill deadlines are forthcoming. Chief among them being the January 31 house of origin deadline for two-year bills.
In the coming year, CSDA will keep fighting for special districts and the communities they serve in a number of key areas, including:
The Take Action Guide was developed as an overview of the many ways you can engage with the individuals and institutions that shape how your district operates and how it is perceived in your community.
One voice at one district may be able to reach one legislator, but to be successful we must reach all 120 legislators. By answering this survey, you are helping CSDA strengthen advocacy efforts on behalf of all special districts:
To make sure your district is ready to respond to a CSDA Call to Action in the fast-moving legislative environment, make sure your district has adopted a Legislative Advocacy Policy, governing the process your agency must go through to register your support or opposition to an issue that significantly impacts special districts.
As a member resource, CSDA has developed clear, considered, and consistent messages for members to use as desired when communicating on key issues facing special districts.