This year, the dysfunction in our state governance became
painfully evident as the Legislature and governor adopted budget
after budget that failed to meet the test of responsibility in
the eyes of…
In the past few years, some state leaders have proposed budget
“solutions” that are clearly unconstitutional and fly in the face
of the intent of not only the voters but the Legislature itself.
Amid mounting evidence that the state government is hopelessly
dysfunctional, various groups are putting together a reform
The League has set its strategic sights for the second year in a row on “supporting sustainable communities.”
Voters are overwhelmingly reinvesting in their local governments,
local infrastructure and local services by approving ballot
measures that authorize tax increases and bond issues for
Protecting local control requires flexibility and responsiveness
to the needs and desires of the electorate on issues that demand
substantive, thoughtful public policy – without sacrificing
The League and its coalition partners are working to build
support for Proposition 99 and to educate voters about the great
harm that Prop.98 could do to our communities.
Increasing energy efficiency and promoting sustainability reduce
a community’s carbon footprint and also provide long-term cost
savings of taxpayer dollars.