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The 2022 Ballot Initiatives You Need to Know About

April 5, 2022
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In gearing up for the November 2022 General Election cycle, advocates are beginning their process to gather signatures for 38 ballot initiatives that could significantly change state laws. From taxes to housing, and economic development, these ballot initiatives could prove consequential for years to come.

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Urban Beekeeping and Commercial Real Estate

April 4, 2022
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Urban beekeeping

The commercial real estate industry has long been a leader in promoting sustainable building practices. From using carbon-free technologies, developing energy efficient waste systems, and collaboration with City governments on sustainability measures, the CRE has actively played a role in supporting the environment. In keeping with this trend, urban beekeeping has surfaced as…

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AB 1993 – California’s Sweeping Vaccination Mandate Will Not Move Forward

April 1, 2022
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covid-19 vaccine mandate

In response to swift criticism from unions and public agencies, the California legislature moved to shelve a bill that would have introduced one of the most sweeping vaccination mandates in the state’s history…

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Statewide Business Community Unites to Outline State Budget and Policy Priorities

March 29, 2022
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SACRAMENTO— California’s statewide, regional and local business communities have come together to announce its key budget and statewide priorities for the governor and state Legislature. In a letter sent to the governor earlier this …

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Improve Efficiency through Building Automation

March 28, 2022
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Building automation brings with it more efficient building operations including improved occupant comfort, cost savings due to a reduction in energy usage, increased productivity, and better data insight.

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LA City Moves to Lift Vaccine Mandate

March 25, 2022
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On Wednesday the Los Angeles City Council voted to rescind its longstanding COVID-19 vaccine mandate, signaling a final moment of recovery in the city’s historic struggle against COVID-19. The motion, which will have to be voted on again on March 30th …

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Judge Temporarily Permits Herb Wesson’s Council District 10 Appointment – For Now

March 22, 2022
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On Thursday, an LA County Superior Court judge cleared Herb Wesson’s appointment to serve Council District 10 as an interim representative, for now. Judge Mary H. Strobel originally issued an order preventing Herb Wesson from serving until March 17, pending a scheduled hearing. The judge asserted that the plaintiffs had not followed …

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Are You Code Compliant? New LAFD Mandates for Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Systems in Buildings

March 21, 2022
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Public Safety Communication

This article will cover everything you need to know about ERRCS and the new codes adopted by the L.A. Fire Department that impact commercial properties.

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We Need You to Help Pass H.R. 6921 – Key Energy Investments Program

March 14, 2022
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H.R. 6921

BOMA International and its advocacy partners are pleased to report that H.R. 6921, the Small Business Energy Loan Enhancement Act, has officially been introduced by U.S. Representatives Jason Crow (D-Colo.) and Don Bacon (R-Neb.). The Small Business Energy Loan Enhancement Act would …

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Amid Crime Spike, LA District Attorney George Gascón at Risk of Recall

March 11, 2022
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District Attorney Crime

Los Angeles is no stranger to recall initiatives, with a swathe of attempts being introduced in 2021. However, the most recent recall effort has surfaced and will prove to be one of the most legitimate threats to Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón this coming cycle.

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