by Betsy Martyn on March 19, 2021
Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Legislative Updates,
Governor Newson recently signed SB 95. The law is effective not only immediately but retroactively to January 1, 2021. As discussed more below, the law provides supplemental paid sick leave for all employees of an employer with 25 or more employees, Continue Reading
by Betsy Martyn on January 21, 2020
Employment Law, Legislative Updates, Public Records Act, Public Utilities, Water,
The majority of the bills from 2019 addressed wildfires, affordable housing and emergency/homeless shelters. The housing bills from last year will be addressed in a separate post. A separate post on new bills affecting law enforcement Continue Reading
by Betsy Martyn on December 22, 2019
Elections, Legislative Updates,
AB 571 provides statewide campaign contribution limits applicable to City Council campaigns (beginning in 2021) unless superseded by a local campaign limit ordinance or resolution. The City does not have campaign contribution or funding limits at this Continue Reading
by Betsy Martyn on January 3, 2019
In 2018, the Legislature enacted several new laws relevant to local government. The following are some of the more notable laws enacted.
by Betsy Martyn on January 4, 2018
The State Legislature has enacted new prevailing wage legislation affecting public agency projects. Our office has summarized this new legislation.