A new UC Berkeley report shows SB 9 has failed to spur multi-family housing construction across the state. Frustrated with the slow pace of building, housing advocates could pursue additional legislation that wrestles more local control away from cities.
“Do better,” Newsom said.
Seventeen local governments will receive grants.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced a new cannabis equity grant program this week aimed at advancing social justice in communities that have been disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs.
Cities and counties that wish to legalize commercial cannabis but don’t have the bureaucratic resources to do so would get help from the state under legislation introduced by Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley).
Judge Dismisses Local Governments’ Pot Delivery Challenge
But it wasn't a total loss for the plaintiffs.Brittany M. 11/24/2020 - 6:40 AM
The Court of Appeal in San Francisco has issued a blockbuster decision on the threshold needed for special taxes imposed through a citizens’ initiative.
In the wake of an unprecedented $54.3 billion shortfall, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed slashing billions of dollars from California’s budget.
Gavin Newsom warned us that the new budget numbers would be “jaw-dropping.” And he was right.
Joe Matthews says California’s local governments need an “extinction event.”