Senator Robert Hertzberg

Southern California

Courts May Fine Cities That Fail to Build Housing in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed his first budget, the state's largest ever at $215 billion. Housing activists will be pleased to learn that it has, to use Newsom's terms, both "carrots and sticks" to compel cities to produce more housing.

July 1, 2019 - The Sacramento Bee

California

Brown Signs Housing, Transportation, Clean Energy Laws

On his way out the door, California Governor Jerry Brown created plenty of opportunities for the next administration to continue in his footsteps.

October 10, 2018 - The Planning Report

Los Angeles Metro

Who Does Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s New Funding Plan Leave Out?

If the Metro Board passes the proposed $40 billion expenditure plan, millions of Los Angeles residents will still not have access to good public transit for decades.

June 25, 2016 - The Planning Report

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