The California corrections realignment plan is sweeping and
aggressive. Instead of trying to accomplish a decline in prison
population over a gradual period, the California plan is largely
Not collecting taxes on sales provides out-of-state online
retailers a significant price advantage over instate “bricks and
mortar” businesses. As online commerce continues to grow, a
Local agencies throughout California are employing joint-use agreements as a tool to stretch taxpayer resources as far as possible in service to shared constituents.
Investing in sustainability leads to healthier communities and improved economic vitality while saving money, conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.
Pension costs for most California municipalities are likely to increase 25 percent or more in the next three years. If sizable increases in pension costs are not mitigated, many cities will be…