The California Legislature has left Sacramento for the remainder of the year, having completed their legislative business on August 31. Governor Brown had until September 30, 2018, to take final action on those bills that made it to his desk. This has been an extraordinarily active year.

Listed below are some of the notable bills that were acted on by the governor:

Matthew Allen

The California Legislature closed out the legislative year late last Friday. Governor Brown has until September 30th to sign or veto the bills that are now on his desk. Provided below is a brief list of some of the key bills that Western Growers has been lobbying on behalf of our members.

Matthew Allen

Western Growers’ Board of Directors met with nearly 30 key legislative representatives and regulatory officials in Washington, D.C., this week to vocalize the need for immigration reform and hear updates about U.S. trade actions and the farm bill renewal. The Board spent Tuesday speaking with members of the Senate, while Wednesday was dedicated to having discussions with House representatives. 

Stephanie Metzinger



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