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Government Health Care Congress
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE CONGRESS
July 16-16, 2019
Government Health Care Congress assembles health plans, providers, states, and community organizations to develop strategies that promote growth, value, and quality care in government-sponsored health care programs.

Data Sharing in Government Conference
DATA SHARING IN GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE
July 17-18, 2019
The Data Sharing in Government conference will offer practical guidance on how to navigate the challenges associated with data sharing in government and manage risks involved, facilitate the development of partnerships with other agencies, discuss how appropriate infrastructure can be developed and ...

California State Auditor


We make a difference in programs and services that touch the lives of millions of Californians. Since the late 1950’s, the citizens and government of the State of California have relied on us to ensure the effective and efficient administration and management of public funds and programs. It is our job to help make sure that California government stays one step ahead. As the State’s independent external auditor, we provide nonpartisan, accurate, and timely assessments of California government’s financial and operational activities.

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A commitment to food safety certainly is not new. In fact, it was just this that led to the development of HACCP (Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points) back in 1959. The scientists from the National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA), the Natick Army Laboratories and Pillsbury put their heads together to create a risk-based system to ensure food safety that became HACCP....
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LOS ANGELES — U.S. exports of wine — the bulk of it from California — set a record in 2016 despite having to fight a strong dollar, subsidies and barriers in other countries and a tight water and labor supply at home, according to the Wine Institute....
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 On the morning of June 21, 2011, a worker named Robert David Taylor was walking through an oil field west of Taft, California, when he noticed a plume of steam coming from the darkened earth. Taylor, 54, was a Chevron supervisor who had spent three decades around Kern County’s Midway-Sunset field, the largest and most productive in the state. He and two co-workers had been dispatched to fix the “chimney” near an idled well known to spew scalding geysers of oil, water, and roc...
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SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission today approved nearly $9 million in grants for the installation of DC fast chargers along major state freeways and highways to allow electric vehicle drivers to travel from San Diego to the Oregon border without worrying about running out of energy. The grants went to four companies: Chargepoint Inc., EV Connect Inc., NRG EV Services LLC. and Recargo, Inc., which will install 61 DC fast chargers at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway...
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The symposium highlights some of the many research and development projects funded through the EPIC program. The Energy Commission invests about $120 million annually through EPIC to support innovative technologies and approaches that bring clean energy ideas to market and that benefit the ratepayers of California’s three largest electric investor-owned utilities (IOUs).There will also be panel discussions on research areas supported by EPIC investments such as overcoming challenges to imp...
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SACRAMENTO - After a multi-year process, the California Energy Commission today adopted energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors with support from industry, environmentalists, consumer groups and utilities. These are the first mandatory standards in the nation that could save consumers an estimated $373 million annually. "It's common sense that electronic equipment ought to consume a minimal amount of energy when it is not being used," said Commissioner Andrew McAllis...
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Sacramento, Calif. – Meeting California’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission
goals may necessitate the expansion of electricity transmission infrastructure to access new
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state report released today.The draft Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) 2.0 report seeks to identify areas where utility-scale renewable energy can be accessed and where opportunities e...

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Sacramento – The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published its newest Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers list, which includes individuals and businesses that collectively owe the state more than $266 million in income tax. In February, FTB sent letters to taxpayers scheduled to appear on the list. 101 made arrangements to pay. Another 316 individuals and 83 businesses did not, resulting in their inclusion on the list. The Top 500 list is published in April and in October. Since the list’s ...
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Sacramento - The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published the 2016 state tax brackets, which are annually adjusted for inflation. Brackets are “indexed” each year to reflect changes in the California Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid for consumer goods and services. Tax filing requirement thresholds, the standard deduction, and certain credits were adjusted along with income tax brackets based on the inflation rate of 2.1 percen...
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Sacramento - Franchise Tax Board (FTB) urges taxpayers to report any suspicious emails or phone calls received from tax scammers. FTB also has updated its Report Scams, ID Theft, & Tax Fraud webpage as part of ongoing efforts to crack down on tax fraud and tax scams. The moves come as scammers continue to prey on honest taxpayers by impersonating Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or FTB employees. Through phone calls, emails, and postal mail, these fraudsters attempt to trick taxpayers into sen...
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EVENTS

Government Health Care Congress
GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE CONGRESS
July 16-16, 2019
Government Health Care Congress assembles health plans, providers, states, and community organizations to develop strategies that promote growth, value, and quality care in government-sponsored health care programs.

International Association of Government Officials Conference
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONFERENCE
July 12-18, 2019
The International Association of Government Officials Conference brings together local officials, fostering excellence in public service through education, innovation, and networking and it provides the attendees with endless opportunities to create and strengthen relationships and it will also offe...