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THE Nooner for August 23, 2017

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Happy Humpday! As a reminder, Capitol Weekly's Top 100 Party is next Tuesday from 5:30-7:30pm at the Sutter Club. [details and register]

It'll be a busy day in Assembly Approps,, with dozens of bills up. Some of the high profile bills are:

  • SB 54 (de León): the "sanctuary state " bill 
  • SB 179 (Atkins and Wiener): the bill to create a "nonbinary" gender category on driver's licenses.
  • SB 328 (Portantino): the bill to prohibit schools from having a start time before 8:30 a.m.
  • SB 384 (Wiener): the bill to authorize the ABC to provide alcohol sales permits until 4 a.m.
  • SB 421 (Wiener): the bill to change the sex offender registration to create tiers of registration, instead of automatic lifetime registration

The fiscal committee deadline is next Wednesday.

CAP-AND-TRADE: Yesterday's emissions permit auction showed a rebond in the program in three years, and is likely to yield around $640 million for the program, reports Chris Megarian in the Times. "Auction revenue is spent by the state on projects intended to reduce emissions, such as mass transit and electric vehicle rebates. It's also being used by Brown to build the bullet train from Los Angeles to San Francisco."

Meanwhile, the Bee's Alexei Koseff looks at where the money might be spent.

ICE-ICE BABY: Yesterday, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said that immigration officials continue to take into custody undocumented immigrants who show up for probation meetings at courthouses, reports Jazmine Ulloa in the Times. "At courthouses where probation offices fall under their control, she said, federal immigration agents were demanding to see the daily list of probationers due to appear "to check all the foreign-sounding names." Agents at one courthouse were said to have picked up domestic violence victims requesting restraining orders against their abusers."

LET THERE BE LIGHT: The University of California broke its own contracting rules in replacing full-time employees with contract workers according to a new audit, writes Patrick McGreevy in the Times. 

LET THERE BE FLIGHT: UC Berkeley professor Daniel M. Kannen resigned yesterday as President Trump's energy advisor. His resignation letter was seven paragraphs long, and the first letter of each paragraph spells I-M-P-E-A-C-H, reports Jenna Lyons in the Chron. Remember when Schwarzenegger spelled out F**K YOU in a veto message?

CRIME: For CALmatters, Dan Walters looks at the uptick in crime rates and whether they will impact next year's elections.

 

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GOV: Congressman Brad Sherman and LA councilmember Bob Blumenfield endorsed John Chiang for governor, reports Brenda Gazzar in the LADN. Chiang was Sherman's staff when he was on the Board of Equalization.

CA48 (Rohrabacher): The DCCC has a new website highlighting Dana Rohrabacher's ties to Russia, reports Christine Mai-Duc in the Times. 

CA49 (Issa): Former senator Barbara Boxer's PAC launched an ad tying Darrell Issa with Donald Trump, reports the LAT's Sarah D. Wire. [view the ad]

#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Barry Broad

 

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  • Celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the CA LGBT Legislative Caucus: VIP reception benefiting Equality California PAC on Tuesday, September 5from 5-7pm at the Crest Theatre (1013 K St). Join EQCA, members of the LGBT Caucus and other members of the legislature to celebrate the importance of electing LGBT and pro-equality candidates to office. Sponsorship and ticket information can be found at bit.ly/2vHUhGl. The reception will be followed by a free community screening of the documentary Political Animals. For more info, contact Tony Hoang at tony@eqca.org or 323-848-9801.
  • The 1st Capitol Cup Soccer Match is on Wednesday, August 23rd at 5:30pm. Proceeds will benefit the Saint John’s Program for Real Change at Papa Murphy’s Park (formerly Bonney Field). Legislators will be assisted by local Sacramento soccer stars in a friendly Democrat vs. Republican competition. A reception will follow from 6:45pm – 9pm. There is a Sacramento Republic FC vs. Swope Park Rangers KC match that is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm. Tickets to the Capitol Cup will cover entry to both the Capitol Cup and the Sacramento Republic game. For more information, please contact Greg Hayes at ghayes@ka-pow.com

  • Attorney General’s Office is seeking a subject matter expert in areas such as civil law, criminal law, public rights and law enforcement.  The Advocate represents the Department of Justice on legislative matters before the State Legislature.  The job can be viewed here.

  • Five Corners Strategies, a corporate public affairs firm that specializes in grassroots campaigns, is seeking an experienced Project Director to work on various corporate campaigns in the San Francisco Bay area. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years’ experience in grassroots organizing, coalition building, corporate communications and project management. Experience working with the City of San Francisco and Bay area community associations and trade associations is preferred.  Interested candidates can apply here: fivecornersstrategies.com/careers/
  • Consultant Position at TBWB Strategies, San Francisco Based Political Consulting Firm — TBWB Strategies is a strategy and communications consulting firm specializing in public finance ballot measures to secure much needed funding for schools, cities, parks, open space, libraries, transportation, healthcare and more. Consultants serve in a project management role on the client services team at TBWB Strategies, reporting directly to partners and providing strategic guidance, maintaining daily client contact, developing messaging, managing staff and overseeing materials production for multiple projects simultaneously. Interested candidates can apply here: TBWBH.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=3

  • Sacramento Area Council of Government (SACOG)
    Policy Manager - Responsible for all aspects of SACOG's state and federal relations
    Monthly Salary: $8,307 - $11,935
    Details, to apply here. www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sacog.

  • Digital Marketing Manager at Save The Bay in Oakland, CA – Save The Bay is the largest regional organization working to protect, restore, and celebrate San Francisco Bay. The Digital Marketing Manager will be responsible for overseeing all online marketing, fundraising campaigns, and advertising. You’ll collaboratively devise strategies that rapidly scale and optimize marketing capabilities to tell our story and inspire action. As a brand guardian, you’ll work across departments to support programmatic communications needs, delivering excellence across all digital touch points and ensure consistent, effective messaging. Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume to jobs@savesfbay.org  

  • Paid internship involving campaigns for Republican candidates, statewide initiatives & issue advocacy. Those with previous job/internship experience & strong writing/research skills will be given preference. Compensation is hourly & DOE. Please send cover letter & resume to justin@meridianhq.com.

  • Deputy Vice President, State Government Affairs Reporting to Vice President, State Government Affairs. Will be responsible for developing and implementing state legislative strategies in support of PhRMA's priorities in California. Competitive compensation package. Contact Jeff Young, jeffrey.young@kornferry.com.

  • Associate Position at TBWB Strategies, San Francisco Based Political Consulting Firm — TBWB Strategies is a strategy and communications consulting firm specializing in public finance ballot measures to secure much needed funding for schools, cities, parks, open space, libraries, transportation, healthcare and more. Associates are responsible for a combination of direct client service and support for the client services team at TBWB Strategies. Associates are expected to keep projects on track, meet deadlines and prepare materials — including direct mail — for each client. Interested candidates can apply here: bwbh.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=2
  • Chariot Campaigns, Bay Area-based GOP consulting firm, seeks both entry and experienced campaign account support. Excellent writing skills required. $48k-$96k salary. Resume and cover to: jfisfis@chariotcampaigns.com.
  • The California Association of Health Facilities is seeking a CEO/President (Sacramento) to lead the largest state association representing long-term care providers. Looking for a candidate with broad and extensive experience managing a complex organization, including advanced skills in administration, executive/senior management, finance and/or government relations. Familiarity in navigating state government, legislative and regulatory processes. Strong financial background; understanding of health care delivery models and provider reimbursement methodologies, state rate-setting processes helpful. Connectivity with state decision makers and policy makers is key. Salary DOE. Send resume/cover letter to rcfujisawa@cahf.org.
  • The University of California Office of the President is seeking an Associate Director of State Budget Relations in Sacramento. The Associate Director (AD) provides expertise, analysis, political strategy and advocacy related to UC's budget on behalf of the University. The ideal candidate has a working knowledge of the functions, organizations, structure and procedures of UC and experience with the executive and legislative branches of California government. Highly competitive salary and benefits. Learn more and apply here apptrkr.com/1028964
  • CA School Boards Assn- Grassroots Field Organizer (San Diego). This position serves as CSBA’s liaison to local school and county boards of education, key decision-makers and the community-at-large, and is responsible for implementing CSBA’s grassroots program, establishing relationships, and facilitating local and regional outreach and activation efforts. Communicates about issues in education that require familiarity with educational laws, regulations and trends.  Executes grassroots strategies designed to build relationships with, train, support and mobilize local school board members and communities to advance CSBA’s legislative and statewide ballot measure advocacy priorities. Coordinates and executes fundraising events. BOE. Details: www.csba.org/About/Careers/GrassrootsFieldOrganizerSanDiego.aspx

  • CA School Boards Assn- Grassroots Field Organizer (Los Angeles). This position serves as CSBA’s liaison to local school and county boards of education, key decision-makers and the community-at-large, and is responsible for implementing CSBA’s grassroots program, establishing relationships, and facilitating local and regional outreach and activation efforts. Communicates about issues in education that require familiarity with educational laws, regulations and trends.  Executes grassroots strategies designed to build relationships with, train, support and mobilize local school board members and communities to advance CSBA’s legislative and statewide ballot measure advocacy priorities. Coordinates and executes fundraising events. BOE. Details: www.csba.org/About/Careers/GrassrootsFieldOrganizerLA.aspx 

  • Subscribe to the Capitol Morning Report and closely follow who’s doing what each day in California government and politics. We list news conferences, legislative hearings, state board meetings and other events. Plus we add in community news and announcements from political campaigns. More info at www.capitolmr.com

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