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Around the Valley: 'Pay to Play' law -- A hat tip, but unintended consequences as well

Original post made on Dec 17, 2022

'Officers' under the Levine Act 'Pay to Play' law didn't include state and local elected officials like mayors, councilmembers, county supervisors and others directly elected. That's about to change, thanks to Sen. Steve Glazer...

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 15, 2022, 4:33 PM

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Posted by Joe V
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 17, 2022 at 6:54 pm

Joe V is a registered user.

SB 1439 would have been beneficial for the City of Santa Clara in their dealings with the SF 49ers. The A's and the City of Oakland are in negotiations for the A's proposal of a new ballpark and the additional development that goes with it, a new mayor and two city council members were just elected, not sure if the A's backed them financially. Apparently, one new elected council member was against the project, but is now open to look into it. The size of this project is one of the largest ever, the A's and MLB are putting pressure on the City, with threats to move. The leaders of the City, who will make the final decision, should not be financially involved with the A's.

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