Tag Archives: regional government

AFFH in Five Minutes

HUD’s new rule, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, enables the government to control local zoning and land use, overturn voters’ decisons and force communities to join a region. This video explains how.

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End the Counties—Create Regional Government Instead?

Commentary by Stephen Frank – There has been a movement for several years to end the 59 counties in California and instead create regional government, somewhere between ten and twelve. Some of the proposals have the regional governments appointed.  If you … Continue reading

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Zaslawsky: City Council and Planning Commission Meetings in Your Town—Working to Create “Stack and Pack” Housing?

ObamaCare is a disaster, California is in a Depression, we have a government created water shortage plus the drought—yet you need to go to your City Council and Planning Commission meetings.  Bet you did not know that because of SB … Continue reading

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Even Bay Area Leftists Oppose Unelected Regional Gov’t Plan

Regional government is unelected and due to legislation is allowed to impose zoning, housing, job growth and transportation projects on the people in the cities and counties. There are no elections, Recall or ability to have citizens direct the process.  … Continue reading

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Bay Area Planners Steamroll Local Communities

Last night, two unelected regional government bodies in the Bay Area, the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), held a “public hearing” at the Marriott in Walnut Creek. The announced purpose of the meeting was to … Continue reading

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