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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 […]

Four Hit-and-Run Bills Pass CA Legislature, Wait for Governor’s Signature

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Four bills targeting hit-and-run crimes in California await Governor Jerry Brown’s signature, including two from Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), who has made hit-and-runs a focus this year. The bills have passed both houses of the California legislature and are awaiting the governor’s signature. One, a late addition to the legislative calendar (A.B. 47), would […]