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State Invests $491 Million for Transportation Improvements

SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $491 million to address transportation needs throughout the state. This investment, which includes $273 million generated from Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, will repair highways and bridges and improve California’s growing network of mass transit, bicycle and pedestrian routes. “These critical investments will help improve ...

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Small Business Fairness Act SB430

SACRAMENTO – The Small Business Fairness Act (SB 430), introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R–Fresno), was approved by the Senate Governmental Organization Committee. The Small Business Fairness Act is part of Senator Borgeas’ Economic Recovery Package, which includes SB 74 and SB 265. Senate Bill 430 requires state agencies to work with small businesses and establish policies to waive or ...

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Creek Fire Disaster Relief Bill

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 462, introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), was approved by the Senate Governmental Organization Committee today. Senate Bill 462 would allow for the state to share up to 100 percent of total eligible costs related to the Creek Fire. Currently, the state’s share is only 75 percent. The Senate Governmental Organization Committee has jurisdiction over bills ...

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Sugar Pine & Cedar Valley Public Lands Stewardship Project

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Fuel Reduction on Public Lands OAKHURST — Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council (YSRCDC) is soliciting bids from contractors for the  Sugar Pine & Cedar Valley Public Lands Stewardship Project . YSRCDC is seeking a qualified contractor to create fuel breaks and defensible fuel profile zones through a combination of mechanical treatment and piling, mastication, and hand crews. ...

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Governor, Senate Democrats and Senate Republicans Join Together to ‘Keep California Working’

SACRAMENTO – Thanks to bipartisan efforts, struggling small businesses and non-profits received a much-needed boost today. Senate Republicans and Senate Democrats joined them in passing an early action budget measure that will provide more than $2 billion in immediate economic relief to job creators and non-profits that have been affected by the state’s confusing closing and re-opening guidelines. Members of ...

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Senator Borgeas Applauds Legislative Approval of Small Business Relief Funds in Emergency Budget

SACRAMENTO – Last week the momentum generated by Senate Bill 74 (Borgeas-Caballero), otherwise known as the Keep California Working Act, successfully pushed Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leadership to include an additional $2.1 billion in economic relief for small businesses and nonprofits in an emergency budget measure, known as Senate Bill 87, which achieves the $2.6 billion goal of SB ...

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Keep California Working Act’s Momentum Successfully Pushes Immediate Small Business Relief to $2.6 Billion

Over Half the California Legislature and 80 Organizations Successfully Make the Case to Include $2.6 Billion Economic Relief Package in Early Action Budget SACRAMENTO – The momentum generated by Senate Bill 74 (Borgeas-Caballero), otherwise known as the Keep California Working Act, has successfully pushed Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leadership to include an additional $2.1 billion in economic relief for small ...

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Statewide Advocacy Groups Join Half the Legislature to Support Keep California Working Act

Fifteen Counties, CalChamber, CalNonprofits, California Restaurant Association, CA Farm Bureau, Editorial Boards and More Join Coalition SACRAMENTO – The Keep California Working Act (SB74 Borgeas-Caballero) has recently attracted an even stronger coalition of support. More than 80 chambers of commerce, cities, counties and associations located throughout California are lending their support to the bill, which would invest $2.6 billion of California’s unanticipated ...

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Over Half the California Legislature Supports Keep California Working Act

SACRAMENTO – The Keep California Working Act (SB74 Borgeas-Caballero) has recently attracted an even stronger coalition of statewide legislative support. As of today, 63 out of 120 California legislators, more than half the Legislature, have signed on to the bill, which would invest $2.6 billion of California’s unanticipated revenue in one-time grants for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. ...

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Senator Borgeas Introduces Bill Making COVID-19 Relief Tax-Free

SACRAMENTO – Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) introduced Senate Bill 265 to give small businesses and nonprofits relief from any tax liability they may incur associated with pandemic related state and federal grants or loans. Currently, grants provided by Governor Newsom’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program are considered taxable income. Assembly Bill 1577 (2020), signed by Governor Newsom in September, brought ...

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