The Steinberg Review June 30 - July 6
Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.
Capital Public Radio: Sacramento Approves Year-Round Bathroom For Homeless People
The Sacramento City Council has approved a plan to open a restroom year-round specifically for homeless people. Under the plan, the city and Sacramento County would open the site of the Winter Sanctuary Shelter on North A Street for 12 hours a day.
The Washington Post: Judge blocks 1 California sanctuary law, allows 2 others
California can limit police cooperation with immigration officials and require inspections of detention facilities but can’t enforce a key part of a third state sanctuary law barring private employers from allowing immigration officials on their premises without a warrant, a U.S. judge ruled Thursday.
Two of the Sacramento area's biggest animal shelters have recently filled up and are temporarily waiving adoption fees to free up space.
Shortly after the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's travel ban, Mayor Darrell Steinberg stood with local leaders and denounced the ban as religious and ethnic discrimination.
In 2014, a new law authored by then-state Sen. Darrell Steinberg changed California’s initiative process so proponents could pull their measures even after they qualified for the budget. Steinberg's bill just had a big effect on the November election.
As wildfires continue to grow northwest of Sacramento, city leaders are emphasizing that law officers are working to crack down on those buying and selling illegal fireworks.
Sacramento City Express: The Creative Edge strategic cultural plan has arrived
After months of strategic planning, the Creative Edge Strategic Plan has arrived. The plan has been a culmination of nearly a year in the making, and lays out the city’s strategic plan in the sector for the 5-7 years.