News Categorized: Legislation

Sustainable Communities Building Blocks

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Background Applying for Sustainable Communities Building Blocks Other tools and technical assistance programs Background Many communities around the country are asking for tools and resources to help them achieve their desired...

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CEQA Reform is the Agenda

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By Curtis Alling, AICP To address the recent increase in concerns raised by the Legislature and others about the time, expense, and effectiveness of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process, the American Planning Association ...

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Legislative Update October/November 2010

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END OF SESSION AND BEGINNING OF NEW BUDGET The final day of the 2010 legislative session ended on August 31st and all bills that passed out of their respective houses have now been signed or vetoed by the Governor. One thing missing at the en...

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APA California has taken a support position on Proposition 22, the Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Protection Act. The League of California Cities sponsored this ballot initiative to amend the California Constitution to prev...

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APA California to Oppose Proposition 23

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Dear American Planning Association, California Members: As many of you are probably aware, there is a proposition on November’s ballot that would “suspend the operation and implementation” of AB 32, California’s landmark Global Warmi...

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Legislative Update August/September 2010

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The Legislature recently passed the final committee deadline and while a few hot bills were killed there are still several key bills remaining that the American Planning Association continues to oppose – detailed information is below. Cli...

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