LOS ANGELES – Today, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) issued the following statement regarding Measure N in Calabasas:
“The federal government has very little to do with local land use decisions. However, I endorsed Measure N because I support keeping the 80 units of affordable housing at Avalon Calabasas. I was informed yesterday that the Measure would also result in an additional 161 units of market rate housing. I was not aware of that fact when I endorsed the Measure. My failure to do adequate due diligence is on me. I now no longer endorse Measure N and am neutral on the Measure. I believe this issue is best left up to the voters and local elected officials.”http://www.tedlieu.com/rep_lieu_statement_clarifying_position_on_measure_n
After the horrific death of P-56 courtesy of the CDFW and an unscrupulous livestock owner, Senator Henry Stern, joined by Senator Ben Allen, and Assemblymembers Richard Bloom and Laura Friedman, wrote to the CDFW Director Chuck Bonham and demanded immediate change…..
SB 50 has gone down to defeat on the Senate floor.
The Federation is grateful to our Senator, Senator Henry Stern, for holding firm with a NO vote on SB 50, despite intense pressure from special interests outside of our district, including from a few misguided enviros who either can’t read the bill or who purposefully ignored the hidden exception that promoted urban sprawl in high fire severity zones.