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    2017-04-14 11:04:12

    PUSH FOR SINGLE-PAYER THREATENS ACA STABILITY

    With rumors continuing to swirl around Republican-led efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, California legislative leaders are taking a different — but no less dangerous — approach.

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    2017-04-14 11:04:28

    MEETING WITH REP. DESAULNIER FOCUSES ON TRANSPORTATION FUNDING

    On Thursday (April 13), the Bay Area Council’s Transportation Committee met with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA 11) at Microsoft Corporation to hear insights on the state of affairs in Washington, D.C., and the outlook for federal transportation and infrastructure funding.

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    2017-04-12 02:04:11

    New Poll Finds That 25% of Homeowners Would Add an In-­Law Unit, Creating 400,000 New and Affordable Housing Units

    SAN FRANCISCO—Amid the Bay Area’s crippling housing crisis, important legislation that took effect in January makes it faster, easier and less expensive for homeowners to build in-law or accessory dwelling units (ADU). SB 1069 authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski and sponsored by the Bay Area Council reduces parking requirements, discretionary permitting, and onerous utility connection fees that previously made in-law units infeasible for many residents.

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    2017-04-07 05:04:00

    COUNCIL HAILS HUGE VICTORY FOR CA ROADS, TRANSPORTATION

    Bay Area motorists dodging potholes and fighting traffic can loosen their grip on the wheel after an historic vote in the legislature last night (April 6) that will generate $52 billion over 10 years to fix roads and highways statewide, ease congestion and improve transit.