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2013 Rancho Cordova State of the City Address Nov. 7

2013 Rancho Cordova State of the City Address Nov. 7

Source: Shelly Blanchard, Cordova Community Council

Oct 18 Rancho Cordova Luncheon with Folsom Lake College President

Oct 18 Rancho Cordova Luncheon with Folsom Lake College President

Newly appointed President of Folsom Lake College, Dr. Rachel Rosenthal joins us for the October edition of the Rancho Cordova Luncheon. 

Join us for updates on what's up around town, great food and plenty of wonderful company.

It's the one, the only...

The Rancho Cordova Luncheon         

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Friday, October 18

Rancho Cordova City Hall 

2729 Prospect Park Dr.

Lunch is $12 for members WITH RESERVATIONS, $20 for non-members AND MEMBERS WITHOUT RESERVATIONS! Reservation deadline is October 17.

PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SEAT!

Assembly Select Committee Pursues Revitalizing Established Communities

SACRAMENTO – Wednesday, August 28, Assemblyman Ken Cooley chaired the first hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Community and Neighborhood Development. The ten member, bi-partisan committee heard from policy and administrative experts who spoke about the impacts of suburban sprawl on our metropolitan areas, and funding needs to help revitalize our aging communities.

“As metropolitan areas grow, it’s important that we do not forget about the needs of our older communities, and help keep them desirable places to live that can attract jobs and private sector investment,” said Cooley. “We moved to our neighborhood because we liked what was there. Now, some of our older areas are faced with quality of life challenges that stand as barriers to community revitalization.”

Governor Brown Signs 5 Bills Authored by Assemblyman Cooley

Governor Brown Signs 5 Bills Authored by Assemblyman Cooley

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, August 28, Assemblyman Ken Cooley announced that Governor Jerry Brown, in one day, signed into law five bills he authored this year: AB 117, AB 918, AB 1030, AB 1248 and AB 1289.

“My bill package this year has focused on a variety of issues that make government more accountable, relieve some of the bureaucracy, and focus on the quality of life policies that matter to my constituents,” said Cooley. “We have a great system, but we all know it needs improvements. Really, I have focused on making what we have better.”

Governor Brown Signs Assemblyman Cooley’s Business Fee Transparency Bill

Governor Brown Signs Assemblyman Cooley’s Business Fee Transparency Bill

SACRAMENTO - On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 393 (Cooley) - requiring the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to provide small businesses with an online location where they can find information on mandatory fee requirements and schedules so that start-ups and established small businesses can budget accordingly throughout the year.

“One priority for a healthy business is the ability to plan,” said Assemblyman Ken Cooley.  “Licensure costs and other fees are usually manageable, if the owners can anticipate them and plan for their eventual payment.

Bill Gives Green Light to Over 500 Jobs in Rancho Cordova

Bill Gives Green Light to Over 500 Jobs in Rancho Cordova

Assemblyman Ken Cooley worked with Governor Brown and bill authors Senators DeSaulnier and Emmerson, to speed SB 509 through the Assembly enabling 500 jobs in Rancho Cordova to come on-line.  Assemblyman Cooley shepherded this urgency measure, which took three months to navigate the Senate, through the Assembly in less than 3 weeks to allow it to become law before July 1st.

Governor Brown signed the urgency bill Monday night to ensure that Covered California submits fingerprint images and related information to the Department of Justice to obtain criminal history information on its prospective employees who will assist Californians in their health insurance choices.  This bill was a mandatory requirement for employees handling sensitive personal information of applicants’ medical and financial information.

Assemblyman Ken Cooley hosts Meet & Greet

Assemblyman Ken Cooley hosts Meet & Greet

WHO:             Assemblyman Ken Cooley

WHAT:          Assemblyman Ken Cooley will host a community meet and greet at Starbucks in Rancho Cordova.