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September Updates
By Philip M. Vermeulen

September 3, 2021  /  End of Session is Next Friday, September 10

  • Capitol Update
  • Update on the Recall
  • Bills Update
  • Grand Bargain’ of Workers’ Compensation Under Siege
  • A Trifecta of Confusion: What Will the Legislature Do with Prevailing Wage Law After Kaanaana, Mendoza, and Busker?
  • Additional Federal Funds Headed to State DOTs
  • Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Workers from Unhealthy Air Due to Wildfire Smoke

September 9, 2021  /  1 Day to Go Until the End of the Legislative Session

  • Bills Update
  • Update on the Recall
  • Newsom Put Himself in Recall Danger
  • Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Could Create Over 800K New Jobs by 2030
  • Economic Benefits of Transportation
  • Newsom and California Lawmakers Hit an Impasse on Financing Bullet Train

September 16, 2021 / Safe Streets Again in Sacramento!

  • Bill Update
  • New Legislator Tracker
  • CSLB Request Assistance to Answer Survey on Disability Access
  • Newsom Soundly Defeats California Recall Election
  • Skilled Workers Are Scarce, Posing Challenge for Biden’s Infrastructure Plan
  • California’s Road Usage Charge Pilot Program Stirs Controversy
  • Years later, California Voters Still Wait on Water Projects
  • Reminder: The COBRA ARPA Subsidy Expires September 30, 2021, and with it, One Last Deadline
  • No Budget Agreement Reached on High-Speed Rail Funding
  • 9th Circuit Allows California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitrations to Proceed
  • A Mammoth Moonshot


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