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ABAG General Assembly April 21st

The ABAG General Assembly is to determine policy matters for the Association, including adoption of the annual general budget and summary work program. Other functions include reviews of major policy actions and recommendations of the Executive Board; establish...

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Successful Housing Forum - Sat, Feb 20th

ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), jointly sponsored "Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge," held on Saturday, February 20, 2016. More than 350 attended this free half-day event and participated in a timely and important...

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BayREN Codes and Standards Program Annual Report



The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is pleased to release the Codes and Standards Program 2015 Annual Report. The Codes and Standards Program is part of the BayREN portfolio of energy efficiency programs and is designed to help local building departments understand and comply with Title...

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View Video of ABAG and CSAC Legislative Workshop

More than 50 elected officials, legislators, and staff members attended the ABAG and CSAC Legislative Workshop on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.



Speakers included:

Assemblymember Richard Gordon, Rules Committee, Chair

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins

Assemblymember Bill Dodd, Agriculture Committee...

Assembly Speaker Atkins Names Assemblymember Thurmond as Chair of the Select Committee on Bay Area Regional Planning

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Assembly Speaker Atkins Names Assemblymember Thurmond as Chair of the Select Committee on Bay Area Regional Planning

The first Select Committee Hearing will be held on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street in the Auditorium. Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-15) has been named chair of the newly formed Select Committee on Regional Planning in the San...

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Embezzled FAN Funds to be Restored

Clarke J. Howatt, a former employee of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and former Secretary to ABAG's Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corporations (FAN) is pleading guilty to one count of federal wire fraud in connection with embezzling $3.9 million. FAN and ABAG have announced they...