Advocacy is an essential means to strengthen and support California Community Colleges. The League's Government Relations office represents the CEOCCC and CCCT boards' local perspective before the Legislature and Executive Branch.

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Bill Tracking

Review the latest updates on bills tracked by League staff, including the official positions of the League on each bill.

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Issue Briefs & Talking Points

Prepare for your legislative visits with the latest talking points or briefs on key policy areas. 

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Government Relations Newsletter

This monthly newsletter provides updates about what is happening within the State Capitol and the League’s Government Relations office, including bills moving through the legislative process and budgets being proposed.

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Federal Advocacy

Now more than ever it is important that California community colleges are engaged in advocacy efforts at the federal level to ensure our community colleges can continue to provide a quality education to California students. The League has identified several critical federal advocacy issues. Click here to view the 2017 Federal Priorities.

In addition, The League has collected resolutions in support of undocumented students. Click here to view resolutions and statements.

Legislative Updates


On Tuesday, June 27th, Governor Brown signed a budget agreement that invests $270.2 million over the 2016 Budget Act level in community colleges.


On June 8th, the Assembly and Senate met as part of the Budget Conference Committee. A compromise was reached on the differences between the Assembly and Senate versions of the budget bill and each chamber is expected to on the final version next week.


On May 30th, League staff hosted a Legislative Webinar to provide the most up-to-date information on the Governor Brown's 2017-18 Budget Proposal. To download the webinar, click here.


Summary of Senate and Assembly budget subcommittee actionsThe next step in the budget process will be the announcement of the Senate and Assembly members selected to serve on the


In 2016, California voters approved a facilities bond providing a $2 billion infrastructure investment in California’s community colleges. Nevertheless, the May Revision adds only four additional projects or nine of the 29 shovel-ready capital projects