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Local elected officials are not required to recuse themselves from participating in a decision for accepting a contribution over $250 from a party or participant to a proceeding in 2022.
SB 1439 amends the Levine Act to apply to all elected officials and restricts campaign donations from applicants for decisions coming before their agencies.
Pandemic-Era Extensions for Presenting Government Claims to Public Entity Defendants Expired on October 27, 2022
As of February 28, 2023, agencies would no longer be able to hold teleconference-only meetings as a result of COVID-19.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 2449 (Rubio), marking the latest development of the Brown Act in a post-pandemic world.
In Zolly v. City of Oakland, the California Supreme Court ruled that a Proposition 26 challenge to the City of Oakland’s solid-waste franchise fees should not have been dismissed on demurrer.
California Court Reaffirms that Litigation Threat Letters Should be Treated as Claims Under the Government Claims Act
Fourth District Court of Appeal Wades Into Government Claims Act Split and Warns Public Entities To Treat Litigation Threat Letters as Claims or Risk Waiving Defenses
Effective February 16, the CDPH will no longer require vaccinated individuals to wear masks in all indoor public settings.
The Plata v. City of San Jose court decision found that the late charges were not governed by Proposition 218.