In the wee hours on Thursday morning, the California Legislature concluded its 2021–2022 legislative session, including finalizing a months-long process of adopting the final details of the state budget and a weeks-long process of passing expansive climate policies.
With an unprecedented surplus revenue we call for bold and transformative investments. Much work remains to be done to ensure effective and equitable investments to advance environmental and racial justice in California. We look forward to working with community residents, advocates, legislators, and the administration to adopt a state budget that supports a resilient, healthy, and equitable Inland California.
Budget Breakdown: The Good, Not so Good, and Unfinished Business in the last chapter of California’s Wild Budget Year.
Last week the legislature finalized California’s 21-22 budget, after months of negotiations and months of advocacy to ensure that state investments addressed priorities of lower income and communities of color in Inland California. Here’s our take on budget bills passed since the passage and signing of AB 128 and AB 129. We found some good, […]
9 ways San Joaquin Valley cities, counties can build up housing opportunities and reinvest in communities
The San Joaquin Valley is often labelled as having “more affordable” housing compared to the rest of California. But for Valley residents, rents are not so affordable.
Investing in Dairy Biogas Perpetuates and Exacerbates air and water pollution from dairies
in California’s Central Valley.
California and its constituent communities will require innovative community driven partnerships and physical infrastructure to support response and recovery efforts from compounding disasters.
Leadership Counsel analyzed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May Revise and found good, not so good, and much that’s still to be determined.
About 26,800 residents in the San Joaquin Valley rely on domestic wells or very small water systems for drinking water. But these shallow groundwater wells are threatened by overpumping and drought.
With Oasis Mobile Home Park budget appropriation, California can send a strong signal to mobile home park residents
State leadership can signal this week that California mobile home park residents should not have to fear living in unsafe conditions, but rather that they have the right to fair housing.
We write as Californians and residents of Oasis Mobile Home Park to ask you to include $30 million in the May Revise and in budget negotiations to resolve a crisis impacting our lives and the lives of our children.