Governor Brown Signs 5 Bills Authored by Assemblyman Cooley

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, August 28, Assemblyman Ken Cooley announced that Governor Jerry Brown, in one day, signed into law five bills he authored this year: AB 117, AB 918, AB 1030, AB 1248 and AB 1289.

“My bill package this year has focused on a variety of issues that make government more accountable, relieve some of the bureaucracy, and focus on the quality of life policies that matter to my constituents,” said Cooley. “We have a great system, but we all know it needs improvements. Really, I have focused on making what we have better.”

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Help Local Government Battle Bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO, Calif- Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1248, a bill authored by Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) which requires the establishment of internal control standards aimed at preventing local government malfeasance and insolvency.

"For many local governments currently battling insolvency, the seeds of their financial distress were sown long before the Great Recession," said State Controller John Chiang. "Poor checks-and-balances can sap communities of their fiscal health to the point where a downturn in the economy can be catastrophic."

Calif. Governor Brown Signs 5 Bills Authored by Assemblyman Cooley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley announced that Governor Jerry Brown, in one day, signed into law five bills he authored this year: AB 117, AB 918, AB 1030, AB 1248 and AB 1289. “My bill package this year has focused on a variety of issues that make government more accountable, relieve some of the bureaucracy, and focus on the quality of life policies that matter to my constituents,” said Cooley.

Gov. Brown signs bills to increase state accountability, transparency

SACRAMENTO — Improved government accountability and transparency were the focus of several bills that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Wednesday.

One directs the Department of Finance to guide monitors of state agencies to ensure they are independent and objective in scrutinizing agency operations. State agencies have been required to have independent monitors keeping an eye on accounting and administrative practices since 2011.

Governor Brown Signs 5 Bills Authored by Assemblyman Cooley Today

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, Assemblyman Ken Cooley announced that Governor Jerry Brown, in one day, signed into law five bills he authored this year: AB 117, AB 918, AB 1030, AB 1248 and AB 1289.

“My bill package this year has focused on a variety of issues that make government more accountable, relieve some of the bureaucracy, and focus on the quality of life policies that matter to my constituents,” said Cooley. “We have a great system, but we all know it needs improvements. Really, I have focused on making what we have better.”