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September 03, 2014

Los Angeles, CA—The League of California Cities has selected state Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) as its 2014 Legislator of the Year.  The announcement was made today at the League’s 2014 Annual Conference and Expo in Los Angeles.

“Having previously served in local government, I am keenly aware of how policy decisions affect cities and have made it a top priority to preserve and protect local control and authority throughout my tenure,” said Correa. ...

August 29, 2014

Sacramento, CA - Legislation to reduce the number of disqualified vote-by-mail ballots cast, passed the legislature and now awaits further action from Gov. Jerry Brown.

Senate Bill (SB) 29, authored by Senator Correa (D-Santa Ana), would allow vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots postmarked by Election Day and received within three days after the polls closed to be counted. Eleven other states have extended the deadline for returning VBM ballots.

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August 29, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation this week addressing the proliferation of smartphone theft in California.

Senate Bill (SB) 962 requires all smartphones sold in California to come pre-equipped with theft-deterring technological solutions to render the devices useless if stolen. The bill is the first of its kind in the nation prompting every consumer to enable a kill switch as the default setting during the initial setup of a new...