Posts Tagged ‘local-government’

C.A.R. statement on governor’s State of the State address

C.A.R. supports the governor’s position that local government needs to be held accountable for addressing housing supply. 

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C.A.R. statement on governor’s State of the State address

C.A.R. supports the governor’s position that local government needs to be held accountable for addressing housing supply. 

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California has a budget surplus, so why attack Proposition 13?

To the editor: Columnist George Skelton states that Proposition 13 “forever screwed up state and local government financing.” Democratic and Republican governors and legislators have had ample opportunity to change revenue sources since 1978.

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Death toll rises to 13 in China quake; at least 175 injured

A local government in southwest China says the death toll from a strong earthquake has risen to 13 with 175 injured. The government in Aba prefecture in Sichuan province says 28 of the people are seriously injured. The quake Tuesday hit an area that includes a popular national park known for its…

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What does California need to meet its climate-change goals? For starters, denser housing and less driving, report says

California will need billions of dollars in new funding for housing and transportation improvements, and to make extraordinary changes to state and local government policies, in order to meet its new 2030 climate change goals, according to new reports from state and regional government officials…

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33 coal miners trapped following blast in western China

A gas explosion ripped through a coal mine in western China on Monday, leaving 33 miners trapped, a local government official said.

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33 coal miners trapped following blast in western China

A gas explosion ripped through a coal mine in western China on Monday, leaving 33 miners trapped, a local government official said.

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Texas sues to enforce right to carry guns in county courthouse

Responding to complaints from gun-rights advocates pushing for greater access to public buildings , the Texas attorney general has sued a southeast Texas county that tried to ban guns from its courthouse.  “A local government cannot be allowed to flout Texas’s licensed carry laws, or any state law,…

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Uber suspends UberX in South Korea

Uber suspended its peer-to-peer ride-hailing service in South Korea on Thursday after talks with the local government, the company said on its blog.

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England’s Residents Can’t Afford Homes

A new study published by the Department for Communities and Local Government shows that many of England’s residents have been priced out the real estate market and that homeownership is approaching new lows. The new English Survey of Housing shows that homeownership is the lowest it’s been..

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