"As California’s elected leaders work on the difficult choices of resolving an unprecedented state budget crisis, our state’s residents have growing concerns and questions about how severe the consequences will be in order to balance a budget where the deficit has now ballooned to more than $20 billion. Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) […]
Governor Brown's budget proposal explicitly states that money for affordable housing will not come out of the State’s General Fund and no new funding sources will be available without significant reform to local laws that currently stand in the way of housing growth
In the first step of the budget process for 2017-2018, Governor Brown proposed a budget that shows fiscal restraint--and includes money for the Active Transportation Program.
A group of California Assemblymembers, including Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), gathered yesterday for a press conference to continue to the beat the drum for immediate and long-term action to address the state’s dire housing crisis. The nine lawmakers, including Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), were joined by Tameeka Knox, […]
Earlier this week, Brad posted a piece about a recent pedestrian death pedestrian critically injured by an SUV on 14th Street, asking "Is Death an Appropriate Penalty for Jaywalking?" in which he included some fascinating historical information about how jaywalkers have been demonized over the years. Photo by Poppyseed Bandits via Flickr. In Savannah, that […]
Photo: Trinity County California Republican Party This morning when I saw the L.A. Times headline about new budget cuts announced by Governor Schwarzenegger, I wasn’t worried. After all, I knew this time there wasn’t anything else he could do to hurt transportation and transit. How much more damage could be done after he abolished state […]