MTC Opposes Proposition 53

Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OPPOSES PROP 53 Measure Threatens Local Control for Transportation, Infrastructure Projects SACRAMENTO – The agency that oversees planning, financing and coordinating transportation for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area is the latest local government group to unanimously oppose Prop 53, a measure on the November […]

53 Days Left to Defeat Prop 53

Help us stop the attack on local control. The clock is ticking. With just 53 days until Election Day, we need your help to defeat Prop 53, one multimillionaire’s attack on local control. Prop 53 is opposed by a broad, bipartisan coalition of more than 230 organizations because it requires a statewide vote even for […]

State’s Largest Paper Joins Others in Saying No to Proposition 53

September 15, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 LOS ANGELES TIMES EDITORIAL: VOTE NO ON PROP 53 State’s Largest Paper Warns “The Potential Damage to Local Control is Real” LOS ANGELES — Noting “the potential damage to local control is real,” the Los Angeles Times today urged its readers to vote No on Proposition […]

San Diego Union-Tribune Urges Readers to Vote No on Prop 53

September 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE: PROP 53 IS A “CUMBERSOME MESS” Editorial Notes Attack on Local Control, Failure to Exempt Emergencies SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Union-Tribune today urged its readers to vote NO on Proposition 53, calling it “poorly written” and a “cumbersome mess” that […]

Steps You Can Take to Protect Local Control

More than 200 of California’s most respected state and local organizations representing public safety leaders, local governments, business, labor, civil rights groups, environmentalists, farmers and taxpayers have all come out in strong opposition to Prop 53. That’s because the measure will erode local control and hurt the development of vital infrastructure our communities need. We need […]

All Appropriations on Hold Until Confederate Flap Fixed

CQ NEWS – 218 July 14, 2015 – 12:14 p.m.   All Appropriations on Hold Until Confederate Flap Fixed Updated 1 p.m. | Don’t expect any more appropriations bills to make it through the House chamber any time soon. Not until Republicans and Democrats work out issues on the Confederate flag. That was the message to […]

ENS Resources – Federal Report – April 24, 2015

Click here or follow the link below for the ENS Washington D.C. Federal Report for April 24, 2015: ENS Federal Report – April 24, 2015

ABAG Executive Board Meeting on March 9, 2015

The ABAG Executive Board will meet on Thursday, 3/19/15, 7:00 PM, at the MetroCenter, 101 8th Street, Auditorium, Oakland. 3:30 PM Legislative and Governmental Organization Committee 5:00 PM Finance and Personnel Committee 7:00 PM Executive Board The meeting agenda can viewed here. The meeting schedule can be found here. The agenda packet is posted on-line at http://www.abag.ca.gov/.   […]

Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Hearing

Washington, DC – The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), will hold a hearing next week to examine the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the United States Coast Guard, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), and the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The Subcommittee hearing, entitled, “President’s Fiscal Year 2016 […]

Bureau of Reclamation’s Proposed Drought Response Program Evaluation Criteria is Open for Public Comment

Commissioner’s Office Washington, DC Media Contact:  Peter Soeth, 303-445-3615, psoeth@usbr.gov For Immediate Release:  Feb. 10, 2015 Reclamation’s Proposed Drought Response Program Evaluation Criteria is Open for Public Comment WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public comment on its draft Drought Response Program evaluation criteria. This new program, based on its existing drought authorities, will provide […]