Save the Date: JPAC’s Advocacy Day 2014

SAVE THE DATE for JPAC’s ANNUAL ADVOCACY DAY 2014 May 12th – May 13th Join Jewish community members from across the State to influence decision-makers in Sacramento on issues of concern to the broader Jewish Community. LOCATION: Citizen Hotel, 926 J Street Sacramento 95814 SCHEDULE: Monday, May 12: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – Legislators’ Reception …

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Advocacy Day 2013 Press Release

May 21, 2013 For immediate release: On May 20 and 21, over 60 representatives from 13 Jewish organizations across California came to Sacramento to participate in the 2013 Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC) Advocacy Day in Sacramento. Advocates heard from high-ranking public officials including State Treasurer Bill Lockyer, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell …

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State Legislators Meet with JPAC Board

On January 29, 2013, JPAC Board members from all over the State met in Sacramento for our first meeting of 2013.  Led by our new Board chair Dave Rand, we discussed our priorities and legislative goals for 2013, and chatted with Israeli Consul General of San Francisco Dr. Andy David, as well as newly elected …

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California’s 2013 Budget Projection

The Legislative Analysts Office has released their outlook for the 2013-2014 fiscal year and project a $1.9 billion deficit. While this could be considered a budget crisis (and in most economies it is), it is a vast improvement over the deficit originally projected.  Click here for more information about the LAO’s analysis.

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Proposition 30 Passed!

Proposition 30 Passed! At JPAC’s most recent Board meeting, held on October 24, 2012 at the LA Jewish Federation building, the Board voted 8-0, with 13 abstentions to support Proposition 30.  JPAC sent a letter of support to Governor Brown’s Proposition 30 campaign in advance of the November 6th election.  You can read our letter …

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