Local Government

Santa Clara County Supervisor Urges 25 Percent Reduction In Water Use By Local Governments Supervisor Dave Cortese said local government departments are not doing enough to restrict water use during the drought.
California High Court To Decide On Local Pot Shop BansThe state's highest court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether local governments can ban retail pot dispensaries within their borders. About 200 cities and counties already have, but this will be the first time the California Supreme Court entertains the question.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Stanford Study Finds $135.7B In California Government Pension LiabilitiesA Stanford University think tank has found that two dozen local governments in California face a combined $135.7 billion in unfunded pension liabilities.