AB 162 Off California Assembly Calendar (for 2013)

Updates from former City of Glendale wireless siting consultant Jonathan Kramer: Assembly Bill 162 Pulled – Will Not Come Back Until At Least 2014 AB 162 has been pulled from this year’s legislative calender… AB 162 is not dead; merely pushed to next year’s legislative calendar. In the update below, […]



Proposed Assembly Bill Would Override Key Provisions of Glendale’s Protective Wireless Ordinance 4

I’ve received a copy of Assembly Member Holden’s Fact Sheet on AB 162, which has been christened the “Broadband Expansion Act.” I’ve rechristened it the “Wireless Industry Gift and Public Exclusion Act of 2013.”   The quote above opens former consultant to the city of Glendale Jonathan Kramer’s alert on […]

Assembly Passes California Budget; Krekorian Votes to Block Gas Tax Takeaway

State Assembly passes California budget; Krekorian helps defeat parts of the plan taking gas tax revenues from local governments and allowing offshore drilling. No information yet about his vote on the taking of municipal redevelopment funds.

Under the Paperweight, June 28- July 4, 2009 1

Political heat on the state budget crisis in California – Assembly Speaker Karen Bass’ terrible faux pas calling citizens “terrorists”; a state appeals court ruling against using transportation funds to cover budget shortfalls; a strong defense of Prop 13 and the 2/3 majority requirement; and Governor Schwarznegger addressing a point of taxpayer resentment – overly generous pension and health care benefits for state employees.