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CARRIED INTEREST INTRODUCED AGAIN IN CONGRESS

Posted: February 27, 2012 | Posted by Penny | No Comments
This week House Ways & Means Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) introduced the “Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2012.” “There is absolutely no reason why income earned for managing other people’s money shouldn’t be taxed in the same way as income earned teaching or working in a factory,” said Representative Levin in a press release. “This loophole for years has unfairly enabled some of the highest-paid individuals in the country to sharply reduce their tax bills ...

BILLS TO ADDRESS REDEVELOPMENT ELIMINATION ISSUES

Posted: February 27, 2012 | Posted by Penny | No Comments
Three bills have been introduced containing technical fixes to AB1X 26, the bill that eliminated redevelopment agencies. This information comes from our friends at the California Redevelopment Agencies Association: Assembly Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1585 to help address some of the problems that have emerged with implementation of AB 1X 26. Its provisions include an urgency clause and the LMIHF related provisions in SB 654 (Steinberg). AB 1585 also expands the definition of ...

BUSINESS, LABOR, ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SUPPORT SB 1130

Posted: February 27, 2012 | Posted by Penny | No Comments
The L.A. Times was at the press conference announcing the BETER program. Click here to read the story and see a quote from our very own Rex Hime.  Read More →

ON BILL FINANCING AND LOAN PROGRAM BILL GARNERS SUPPORT

Posted: February 27, 2012 | Posted by Penny | No Comments
Two measures pertaining to “Energy Efficiency” that have already been identified received positive analysis from some of our industry experts come from a Senator who also chairs the Senate Select Committee on Energy Efficiency, Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles): SB 998 (de Leon; D-Los Angeles) would require the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to authorize an electrical corporation to develop and implement an on-bill repayment program for eligible energy efficiency and renewable energy investments. SB ...

SO MANY GOOD GREEN IDEAS

Posted: February 27, 2012 | Posted by Penny | No Comments
Many of the bills introduced this year are once again focused on greenhouse gases, energy efficiency, and/or green buildings, in one way or another. The word “green” currently appears in 42 separate pieces of legislation.  Forty-eight (48) bills pertain to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”).  Sixty-two (62) bills have the word “Green” in them.  And seventy-six (76) measures use the term “energy efficiency.”  Again, we will read all of these measures and identify ...

BILL INTRODUCTION DEADLINE TODAY

Posted: February 27, 2012 | Posted by Penny | No Comments
Today is a major milestone in the 2012 Legislative Session.  Bill Introduction Deadline.  Hundreds of bills will be submitted just yesterday and today.  Your staff in Sacramento is already deep into the task of reading this mountain of legislation in order to identify policy items that will impact your business.  Last year more than 2,600 legislative measures went through the process and we followed almost 500 of them!  Read More →

Hello world!

Posted: January 20, 2012 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!  Read More →
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