Brown’s final California budget tashes billions in reserve
In his 16th and final year as governor, Jerry Brown is using a surplus to stash away billions of dollars in reserves that would help his successor weather a recession while boosting some of his signature programs.
On October 12, 2017, AB90 (Criminal Gangs) was signed by the Governor and takes effect January 1, 2018. In short, the bill changed the oversight authority for the CalGang database and the criteria used to input an individual as a gang member into the database.
Although this news may have already traveled to you, we wanted to let you know about the leadership shuffle that recently occurred at the California Capitol. In what may have been a domino effect, Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) was unanimously elected as the next Assembly Speaker yesterday by his Democratic colleagues.