California Association of Sanitation Agencies
On May 15, 2013, the Senate Committee on Finance released a paper detailing tax reform options for state and local tax exempt financing and other tax reform options that Finance Committee members may consider as they work towards reforming our nation’s tax system. The ideas in this paper represent a non-exhaustive list of prominent tax reform options suggested by witnesses at Committee hearings held to date, bipartisan commissions, tax policy experts, and members of Congress.
CASA Achieves Significant Victory in Opposing AB 371 - Bill Moved to Assembly "Inactive File" and Unlikely to be Heard in 2013
After several weeks of strong lobbying efforts and significant grassroots efforts by CASA members, AB 371 was placed on the Assembly "Inactive File" during this morning's Assembly Floor Session. CASA, the City of Los Angeles, San Francisco PUC, LACSD, OCSD and several other groups engaged in a concerted effort in recent weeks to oppose AB 371 which would have banned the use of biosolids in Kern County setting a bad precedent and threatening the use of land application of biosolids which is a safe, sustainable, highly regulated process.