Informational Hearings

2/24/15 Joint Informational Hearing

Funding the Transportation Maintenance Backlog

  • Agenda
  • Background Report
  • Witness Presentation: Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Associate Professor — Urban and Regional Planning, San Jose State University; Director — Mineta Transportation Institute National Transportation Finance Center
  • Witness Handout: Steven Keck, Budget Director – California Department of Transportation
  • Witness Handout: Will Kempton, Executive Director – California Transportation Commission
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2/18/15 Joint Informational Hearing

An Overview of the Housing Market and the State's Housing Resources and Programs

  • Agenda
  • Witness Biographies
  • Witness Presentation: Claudia Cappio, Director — Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Witness Presentation: Tia Boatman Patterson, Executive Director — California Housing Finance Agency
  • Witness Presentation: Mark Stivers, Executive Director — California Tax Credit Allocation Committee
  • Witness Presentation: Jerée Glasser-Hendrick, Executive Director — California Debt Limit Allocation Committee

8/5/14 Informational Hearing

Bay Bridge Lessons Learned:  Receipt of Final Reports


5/13/14 Informational Hearing

SB 375:  From Vision to Implementation

  • Agenda
  • Background Report
  • Witness Testimony:  Dr. Gian-Claudia Sciara, Postdoctoral Scholar — UC Davis Testimony
  • Witness Presentation:  Carl Morehouse, President — Southern CA Assoc of Governments Handout and Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Dr. Stephanie Pincetl, Professor — UCLA Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director — Natural Resources Defense Council Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Richard Lyon, Senior Vice President — California Building Industry Association Testimony
  • The Summary Report from the Informational Hearing  Publication 1570-S
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3/27/14 Informational Hearing

Toward a World-Class Passenger Rail System in California:  Evaluating High-Speed Rail's Potential for Success


2/11/14 Informational Hearing

Reforming Caltrans


1/24/14 Informational Hearing

Lessons Learned from the Development and Construction of the Bay Bridge

Committee Address