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Both houses meet Monday and Thursday. Little action expected this early in the session.
Get that language drafted. Friday’s the deadline for bill drafts to be submitted to Legislative Counsel.
The SGC is expected to release its NOFA for AHSC funds this week, as well as locations for its four workshops detailing how to submit a “concept” proposal for AHSC funding. More info here.
If not this week, soon. New State Treasurer John Chiang was slated to begin this week his 6-month “engagement with housing leaders and key stakeholders regarding California’s growing affordable housing crisis.” More here.
Harris is in. Steyer is out. Villaraigosa, former Speaker and LA Mayor, is on the fence. #caSenate. #plentyoftime
NYT Columnist Nicholas Kristof relates the story of a high school friend whose fortunes took a turn after graduation: Where’s the Empathy?
According to the LA Times, LA Council members will be in Sacramento this week to urge legislators to fund retrofits on earthquake prone “soft story” buildings.
The SGC will hear the final guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program Tuesday. More info here. CHPC has the low-down on what’s good and bad.
Floor Session Tuesday and Thursday. Brief session expected.