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APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – August 2017

APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – SACRAMENTO CATCHES ITS BREATH AUGUST 2017   By Paul Clark, AICP, Vice Director – Policy The doldrums of summer arrived all over the United States and Sacramento did not escape the rush to the door by legislators seeking a quick vacation in cooler, or at least home, climates.  The California Legislature recessed from July 21 to ...

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APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – June 2017

  APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE JUNE 2017   By Paul Clark, AICP, Vice Director – Policy   This commentary was derived through the CALAPA Legislative Representatives in Sacramento and is primarily a copy of Governor Brown’s Budget update analysis, felt relevant to the planning profession.   Hello APA California Legislative Review Team and Board Members – The Governor just released ...

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APA CALIFORNIA Launches Planners4Health Six-Month Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1st, 2017 The American Planning Association California Chapter (APA-California) has been selected as one of 28 APA state chapters to participate in the $1.5 million grant-funded Planners4Health initiative. The initiative will focus on building capacity at the chapter level to create stronger, healthier communities statewide by fostering greater coordination between planners and public health professionals. Chapters ...

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APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – Dec 2016

APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE DECEMBER 2016 By Paul Clark, AICP, Vice Director – Policy   Throughout this year of 2016 I have been focusing attention on four planning related bills progressing in the state legislature:   AB 2501 (Housing: density bonuses): This bill and the next are by the same Assemblyman, Richard Bloom (D: Santa Monica, District 50). AB 2501 ...

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