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Cooley Bill Strengthens Responsible Management of State IT Projects

Cooley Bill Strengthens Responsible Management of State IT Projects

Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s AB 2523 passed with bipartisan support out of the State Senate’s Governmental Organization Committee this morning. AB 2523 strengthens top level management decision-making in state agencies with complex and high risk technology projects by requiring the Director of Technology to report recommendations to the legislature on how a team of senior technology experts could be developed to support state agency technology projects, and then directs the Department of Technology to establish such a unit.

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Sacramento Independence Day Celebration at Cal Expo

Sacramento Independence Day Celebration at Cal Expo

Cal Expo annually joins the City and County of Sacramento to produce the largest-scale pyrotechnics display in the area’s history. The Independence Day Celebration is a family oriented collection of activities focused around our Nation’s birthday.

 

Ready, Set, Grill

Ready, Set, Grill

Elizabeth Smith


Grilled Paiche Tacos with Pickled Veggies

There are not many things I love more than having friends over for a backyard barbecue. The simplicity of backyard gatherings puts everyone at ease – even me, the host. The menu doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, letting seasonal superstars like berries, tomatoes and stone fruit shine along side a fillet of fish or a steak and green salad is my only requirement... Read More

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Assemblyman Cooley’s AB 2187 Signed by the Governor - Ensures Funding for Child Abuse Prevention

Assemblyman Cooley’s AB 2187 Signed by the Governor - Ensures Funding for Child Abuse Prevention

On Monday, June 30, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced that his bill – AB 2187 – was signed by Governor Brown.  AB 2187 clarifies the pathway of the fee collected for copies of a child’s birth certificate, as to the portion of the fee used for child abuse prevention and intervention programs. Previously, the fee collected did not necessarily follow the child into the county in which he or she was going to be raised to fund programs in that county, if the child’s mom gave birth outside of that county and that county had a delivery facility.

“Given the current nature of health care delivery, in which health insurance rules may dictate what delivery facilities are in a patient’s ‘network,’ some patients may not have a choice but to deliver outside the county in which they live. As a result, the birth certificate fee revenue is lost to the county in which they delivered not the county where services may be used,” explains Cooley.

Spend your Fourth on the Field!

Spend your Fourth on the Field!

Still searching for something to do this July 4th? Come out and celebrate our nation’s birthday on the baseball field! Raley Field will bring the neighborhood block party feel to the River Cats' home turf this Friday night.

In the evening, kiddos can enjoy a fun-filled kids area equipped with games, coloring pages, face painters, and inflatable structures; local food trucks, beer, and live music from Nunchuck Taylor will entertain grown-ups.

To cap off the night, find a comfy spot on the field and watch the night sky above the ballpark light up with a spectacular fireworks show synced to patriotic music at 9:30pm. (Blankets are okay; no chairs are allowed on the field.)

An Invite to a Crutches Burning Bonfire

An Invite to a Crutches Burning Bonfire

Momservation: Parents are the eyes that see the future until their children’s eyes come into focus.

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