The California Legislature Has Been Busy: A Policy Recap

Episode 14 October 11, 2022 00:57:33
The California Legislature Has Been Busy: A Policy Recap
Urban Planning is Not Boring
The California Legislature Has Been Busy: A Policy Recap

Oct 11 2022 | 00:57:33


Hosted By

Samantha Ellman Natalie Ikhrata

Show Notes

Hello everyone! We are back after a brief break with our 14th episode! As you may know, the California State Legislature has been busy lately. Consequently, there has been a lot of legislation signed into law by Governor Newsom, with a lot of these new laws relating to and impacting our work as planners. Tune in for a conversation about a select few laws that we wanted to highlight: CARB’s Advanced Clean Cars II rule, AB-2097, AB-2011*, and SB-886. We hope that we are having a nuanced conversation that can be fruitful to everyone listening, despite being a bit critical of the bills! 

However, there are SO many more bills that have been signed into law, so we wanted to provide some additional resources for those interested in learning more. 

Some other bills that we we did not have time to cover…

CalMatters Legislation Tracker

Streets for All State Endorsements and Instagram page 

*Related to AB-2221

And last, but certainly not least, we wanted to acknowledge that we are both currently residing on and recording this podcast from Tongva land. We did not go into depth on the history of Indigenous Peoples Day and the horrific treatment of Native tribes and individuals in the United States; however, we wanted to provide some resources for further exploration and, as always, invite conversation and discussion about Indigenous planning and how Indigenous practices can be implemented into the field of urban planning. 

Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Explained

Why A Property Worth Millions Was Returned To The Tongva Tribe

Gabrielino-Tongva Indian Tribe

Mapping Indigenous LA

A Brief History Of LA's Indigenous Tongva People

A Proclamation on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 2021


Other Sources

California YIMBY Statement on Governor Signing Major Housing Legislation

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