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Cities raise concerns about bill that extends streamlined approval for housing

Original post made on May 19, 2023

Senate Bill 423 would indefinitely extend an existing law that creates a streamlined approval process for housing.

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Posted by Betsy Roble
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on May 19, 2023 at 6:54 am

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Scott wiener added a sunset clause to SB35 after failing multiple times to pass similar draconian bills seeking to strip control from local governments around development. The sunset clause was the only way to get SB35 approved because it is a bold-faced power grab from Mr. Wiener's goal of centralized government.

He now comes back with SB423 to remove the sunset clause and for good measure: "...several modifications to the legislation, including removing an existing exemption for coastal zones, wetlands and protected habitats."

Senator Becker, Assemblyman Berman: do you support SB423?

Posted by Menlo Voter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on May 19, 2023 at 7:53 am

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"Senator Becker, Assemblyman Berman: do you support SB423?"

They'll do whatever the Democrats tell them to. Whether they actually support it or not.

Posted by PH
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on May 20, 2023 at 4:03 pm

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