CALED’s Legislative Action Policy
The CALED Board of Directors confirmed the creation of our Legislative Action Committee (LAC) and adopted the guiding policy for how this group would review legislation and make recommendations to the Board of Directors. Aaron Laurel, Economic Development & Housing Director, City of West Sacramento is the Chair of the LAC. Robert Burris, Economic Development Division Manager, City of Fairfield is the Co-Chair of the LAC.
CALED’s 2017 – 2018 Legislative Priorities
As we enter this next session, we are looking to advance our priorities and will continue to work with partners on issues impacting economic development. CALED Board of Director’s approved the following priorities for this session. Our focus this year will be on the following issues:
Priority #1: Make recommendations to improve already existing tools for economic development
Priority #2: Work with GO-Biz to seek re-authorization of the California Competes program, providing input on making it even more effective
Priority #3: Protect the economic development set aside in the non-entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program
Check back after January 1, 2018 for positions.
Please contact Kristy Nong at (916) 448-8252, ext. 13 for a current list of bills.
Thanks to our 2016-2017 Legislative Action Committee Members for their time, effort, and service to CALED. Click here to view the list of 16-17 committee members.