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State Water Board Releases Draft Regulation to Implement Governor’s Executive Order Concerning Water Conservation

Posted in Administrative Regulations, Water
On April 1, 2015, in response to the worsening drought conditions in California, the Governor declared a State of Emergency and issued Executive Order B-29-15 (“Order”). The drought is considered the worst in California’s history and the State will be required to recover 11 trillion gallons of water to overcome the severity of this crisis. … Continue Reading

FPPC Amends Regulation Governing Conflicts of Interest for Public Official Businesses

Posted in Administrative Regulations, Ethics
The Fair Political Practices Commission (“FPPC”) has recently adopted a new regulation governing when public officials have conflicts of interests in businesses they own or for which they are investors. The amended regulation, which became effect in January 2015, is part of a broader FPPC program to streamline and simplify the regulations that implement the… Continue Reading