CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 19

by CalWatchdog Staff | August 19, 2016 9:35 am

Good morning and TGIF! The legislative session drew one day closer to its conclusion — and it appears that one of the biggest outstanding policy issues is done for the year.

A deal to spur the construction of low-income housing statewide has apparently fallen apart, according to multiple media reports.

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, said talks have died for the year, largely because of Gov. Jerry Brown’s insistence on including provisions that would speed up development by relaxing requirements in the approval process — an idea that angered many local government officials.

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