On Friday, August 31, the Legislature adjourned the final half of its 2017–18 session. Governor Brown has until midnight on September 30 to sign or veto the multitude of bills that have just been sent to him. If he does not take action on a bill, it automatically becomes law without his signature.
In June, Representative Devin Nunes (R-22nd-San Joaquin Valley) reintroduced the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act (PEPTA), H.R. 6290. As the legislation could negatively impact the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), PORAC President Brian Marvel sent a letter to Nunes in August to make him aware of the organization’s concerns.
Against the recommendations of law enforcement, Governor Brown signed AB 748 & SB 1421 into law.
Aaron Read and Randy Perry Legislative Advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC PORAC and the advocates at Aaron Read & Associates (ARA) have lobbied against AB 931 with a diligence that reflects the seriousness of this bill. AB 931 will result in more deaths of officers and the public. If passed, this bill puts everyone […]
In late June, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, effective July 31. Justice Kennedy was known as the swing vote in a number of decisions. Though often considered a conservative justice, he sided with the Court’s liberals on key social issues, such as abortion, gay rights and affirmative action. With respect to law enforcement, however, his legacy is mixed.
The Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC (IBT of PORAC) is excited to offer an opportunity to increase your life insurance coverage by as much as $200,000 on a “Simplified Issue” basis.
Law enforcement shares with Assemblywoman Shirley Weber and the supporters of AB 931 a deep commitment to safe streets, communities where families can walk without fear in their neighborhoods, and engendering trust between law enforcement and those we are sworn to protect and serve.
The PORAC Hotel Room Block Has Sold Out! The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa waitlist is now available.
The Vendor Exhibit has Sold Out for the 6th year in a row! The vendor waitlist form is now available for new entries.
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