Declaring a fiscal emergency, and implementing appropriate remedial measures, may be an unfortunate reality for some local agencies in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Imran Dar, RPLG’s newest associate, has focused on the public sector since he was an undergraduate. After exploring legal fields ranging from campaign-finance law enforcement to Occupy Wall Street First Amendment cases in New York, Mr. Dar returned to his home state of California and joined the firm this April.
Renne Public Law Group is launching a webinar series on May 7, 2020 to help keep public agency partners up-to-date on legislative and administrative developments during the COVID-19 crisis.
You heard it here. Today, the California Supreme Court heard arguments in another highly anticipated vested rights case.
Will the Court once again decide the case on narrow grounds – finding no vested right to a host of “spiking” practices outlawed by PEPRA – or will the Court reach the broader question of when pensions can be modified? Stay tuned.
Renne Public Law Group is pleased to offer a condensed fellowship program designed to introduce law students to local government advocacy.
RPLG, as part of a coalition of law firms and public agency partners, has filed litigation on behalf of South San Francisco Unified School District in San Francisco’s federal district court against Juul Labs, Inc. for its targeted marketing of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Renne Public Law Group has finalized an agreement to serve as General Counsel for San Francisco’s Downtown Community Benefit District (Downtown CBD).
Declarations of Fiscal Emergency: A Resurging Option for Public Entities Attempting to Deal With The Current Economic Climate
Conventional wisdom has been that declarations of fiscal emergency do not work. With the recent sharp downturn in the economy, the conventional wisdom may no longer be correct.
We already know enough to begin to act, and the longer we delay, the deeper the ultimate cuts.