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May 18

Response to COVID-19

California’s urban counties – representing more than 80 percent of the state’s population – provide critical public services in communities across the state. Most importantly, urban counties care for those …

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September 11

End of Session Legislative Update

Public Health Metrics Forthcoming to Address Equity: State Voter Registration Numbers Top 21 Million and other updates provided in the link below.

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News and Press Releases

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  • February 24

    HCD Struggles to Keep Up with Workload

    State staffing challenges cause delays in carrying out homeless and housing programs.

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  • February 19

    Governor’s State of the State Address: Annotated

    The team at CalMatters annotates the Governor’s State of the State address.

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  • February 19

    Analysis: Newsom “Owns” Homelessness

    CalMatters’ analysis of Governor Newsom’s State of the State address focused on homelessness.

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  • February 10

    SB 50 is Dead: Now What?

    With the defeat of the SB 50, a controversial measure to reform local zoning practices, what will the Legislature and Governor do to address the state’s housing shortage?

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  • January 29

    UCC MFAR Letter

    UCC commented on the proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR), which would severely impact California’s Medi-Cal program.

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  • January 23

    You’ve Just Been Named California’s Homelessness Czar — What’s Your First Move?

    CalMatters runs down solutions that have been discussed to address homelessness, rated for speed, cost, and political feasibility.

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Member Communications

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  • August 30

    Special Legislative Update

    End of Session Mayhem; Budget Bills; Governor Newsom’s Press Conference on re-opening process and other updates provided in the link below.

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  • August 24

    Special Budget Update

    Trailer Bills of Interest to Counties to be taken up tomorrow in the Assembly Budget Subcommittee 6.

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  • August 21

    Special Legislative Update

    Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Wildfires; Senate and Assembly Hearing outcomes and other updates provided in the link below.

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