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Governor Brown Vetoes CA Bill to Increase Fines in School Zones

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California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Senate Bill 1151, which would have raised fines for traffic violations in school zones. The legislation, authored by Senator Anthony Canella (R-Ceres), was co-sponsored by the Safe Routes to School National Coalition, transportation advocates TransForm, and the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program. The bill was designed to reduce traffic violations near schools, […]

California Legislation Watch: Weekly Update

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Here is Streetsblog’s weekly highlight of California legislation and activities related to sustainable transportation. With the legislature in recess, Sacramento waits for Governor Brown to decide on hundreds of bills passed by lawmakers before they left town. His deadline is the end of this month, and he has begun signing small groups of bills. A […]

California Legislation Watch: End-of-Session Update

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Here is Streetsblog’s weekly highlight of California legislation related to sustainable transportation. A substantial crop of bills relating to safe and sustainable streets successfully wended its way through this year’s legislative session. Governor Jerry Brown has until September 30 to sign the following bills so they become law in January 2015. Alternatively, he can veto […]