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Latinas Paths to Power Webcast

Latinas Paths to Power Webcast

April 15, 2014

Latinas in California, and nationwide for that matter, continue to struggle with the lack of representation at the State Capitol.  Latinas reached a high mark for California State representation when 12 Latinas served in the Assembly and Senate in 2004.  Ten years later, the number of Latina representatives has since dropped down to seven.  Latinas [...]

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PPIC Report: Paying for Water in California

PPIC Report: Paying for Water in California

April 15, 2014

Welcome and Presentation: Overview of the PPIC Water Finance Study Ellen Hanak, Public Policy Institute of California   Fiscal Orphans: Floods, Small Systems, Stormwater, and Watersheds Moderator: Jay Lund, University of California, Davis Curt Aikens, Yuba County Water Agency Celeste Cantú, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Debbie Davis, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research Matt Fabry, San [...]

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Senate Pro Tem Steinberg Proposes Permanent Sources of Funding for Housing and Transit

Senate Pro Tem Steinberg Proposes Permanent Sources of Funding for Housing and Transit

April 14, 2014

  (Sacramento, CA) – Two months after a speech that provoked a firestorm debate on the best way to move California’s climate strategy forward, California Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg today presented a long-term investment strategy for projected Cap-and-Trade revenues, to further California’s pursuit of its landmark greenhouse gas reduction goals.   The investment strategy, unveiled [...]

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