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Authorizing Online Poker in California

April 23, 2014 - Presented to Assembly Government Organization Committee

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Department of Consumer Affairs

March 10, 2014 - Presented to Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee and Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee

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An Update on the State Budget and Its Impact on Local Agencies

November 1, 2012 - Presented to: Local Agency Investment Fund Annual Conference

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Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust Fund Program

October 11, 2012 - Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust Fund Program Chapter 942, Statutes of 1995 (SB 537, Hughes)

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Proposition 33: Automobile Insurance

September 25, 2012 - Presented to: Assembly Insurance Committee Hon. Henry T. Perea, Chair and Senate Insurance Committee Hon. Ron Calderon, Chair

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Governor's Reorganization Proposal

May 24, 2012 - Presented to the Assembly Special Committee on the Governor's Reorganization Plan No. 2, Hon. Joan Buchanan, Chair.

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Proposition 28: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office

March 20, 2012 - Presented to Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee and Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee

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Local Economic Development Tools

March 7, 2012 - Presented to Joint Oversight Hearing on Land Use and Community Development, Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee and Assembly Local Government Committee

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Local Economic Development Tools

February 22, 2012 - Presented to: Senate Transportation and Housing Committee and Senate Governance and Finance Committee, Hons. Mark DeSaulnier and Lois Wolk, Chairs

Report

Statement of Economic Interests Electronic Filing Pilot Program

January 27, 2012 - As part of legislation authorizing seven local governments to participate in a pilot program regarding electronic filing of Statements of Economic Interests forms, the Legislature requested our office to evaluate the pilot program. This report presents our findings.

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Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust Fund Program

October 24, 2011 - Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust Fund Program

Report

2011 Realignment: Addressing Issues to Promote Its Long-Term Success

August 19, 2011 - As part of the 2011-12 budget plan, the Legislature enacted a major shift—or “realignment”—of state program responsibilities and revenues to local governments. In total, the realignment plan provides $6.3 billion to local governments to fund various criminal justice, mental health, and social services programs in 2011-12, and ongoing funds for these programs annually thereafter. We recommend the Legislature address a few pressing implementation issues before this legislative session ends. We also identify a series of more extensive issues that we recommend the Legislature address in early 2012, such as developing local funding formulas with an eye towards the long term, promoting local accountability, and simplifying the plan’s extensive network of accounts and subaccounts.

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2009 List of State Boards and Commissions (Partially Updated)

June 7, 2011 - This document is a partially updated list of nearly 300 state boards and commissions. This list is based on a search for state boards and commissions that our office completed in 2009. In updating this list, we removed any entities that we know have been abolished since 2009. We post this list with the caveat that Legislative Counsel and the administration have not reviewed it. Without their review, we do not know whether this list includes all state boards and commissions currently in existence. It may be possible, for example, that some boards and commissions have been eliminated or created since 2009 without our knowledge.

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Department of Food and Agriculture Cuts

February 9, 2011 - Presented to: Assembly Subcommittee No. 3 On Resources and Transportation Hon. Richard Gordon, Chair

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Secretary of State: VoteCAL Project

January 25, 2011 - The VoteCAL system would serve as the state’s single system for storing and managing the official list of registered voters in California.

Other Government Areas Staff

Chas Alamo
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Employment, Labor Law, and Property Taxes
 
Ann Hollingshead
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State Budget and Federal Funding
 
Lourdes Morales
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Local Government
 
Jessica Peters
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Emergency Services and Business Regulation
 
Nick Schroeder
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Public Employment, CalPERS, and Elections
 
Brian Weatherford
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Corporation Tax and Insurance
 
Angela Short
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Teachers' Retirement Policy/ Child Welfare/ Community Care Licensing
 
Justin Garosi
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Personal Income Tax
 
Seth Kerstein
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Sales and Excise Taxes and Demographics