Tag: reform

Senator Steinberg’s CEQA Reform Bill Falls Short of Expectations

On Friday, February 22, Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) introduced a bill outlining proposed revisions to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  A substantial CEQA reform bill championed by Senator Michael Rubio (D-Shafter) was highly anticipated in this legislative session.  But, earlier in the day on Friday, Senator Rubio announced his resignation from the California State Senate … Continue Reading

Senator Rubio Resigns: Is CEQA Reform Dead?

Senator Michael Rubio (D-Shafter) announced today that he is resigning from the California State Senate, effective today.  Senator Rubio made headlines at the end of the 2012 legislative session when he introduced a bill to significantly reform the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  At that time, he agreed to work with Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) … Continue Reading
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