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Topic - Governance, Legislation & Law Archive

Title Issue
Connecting Youth With Democracy

Connecting Youth With Democracy

The secretary of state sponsors programs to inform students about upcoming elections while providing unique hands-on opportunities to participate in the voting process.

April 2018
Spanish-Language Leadership Academies Build Trust and Civic Participation

Spanish-Language Leadership Academies Build Trust and Civic Participation

April 2018
Fighting Homelessness: Effective Strategies

Fighting Homelessness: Effective Strategies

A new report from the League and its partners showcases existing and emerging approaches that are having a positive impact on homelessness in California communities.

April 2018
How SB 89 Harmed City Annexations — and Why Fixing It Makes Sense

How SB 89 Harmed City Annexations — and Why Fixing It Makes Sense

Fixing annexations would restore previous incentives that support state policies advocating for compact growth and the related benefits of consolidating services for an increasing population.

March 2018
League Leaders Build on 2017 Successes to Shape 2018 Strategic Goals

League Leaders Build on 2017 Successes to Shape 2018 Strategic Goals

An inclusive and interactive gathering of highly engaged city leaders from throughout the state ensures that the League’s highest priorities reflect the common interests of California cities.

February 2018
New Housing Laws Change how Cities Process Housing Applications

New Housing Laws Change how Cities Process Housing Applications

California’s new housing laws create additional requirements and new compliance rules for cities.

February 2018
Contract Provisions Expedite Flood Cleanup in San José

Contract Provisions Expedite Flood Cleanup in San José

An unusual emergency services agreement yielded significant benefits when disaster struck.

February 2018
Upcoming Leadership Training Opportunities

Upcoming Leadership Training Opportunities

The League offers a range of professional development sessions featuring current research, model programs and best practices.

January 2018
Torch Program Recognizes Leadership in Action and Continued Education

Torch Program Recognizes Leadership in Action and Continued Education

This voluntary program recognizes elected officials for continuing their education to enhance their knowledge and skills and for undertaking leadership roles to better serve the public.

December 2017
Tips for Effective Governance

Tips for Effective Governance

December 2017