EDGE Legislative Update, July 22, 2021
July 14th was the last day for all bill measures to be heard in their respective policy committees. Various measures continue to move forward ranging from issues on broadband access, financial aid reform, and workforce development strategies – all intended to boost California’s economy and support working families, businesses, students paid low wages, and adult learners. The Legislature adjourned for their month-long summer recess on July 16th and will return on August 16th. Upon the Legislature’s return, fiscal committees will meet to hold the Suspense Hearing to determine the fate of all remaining bills, before shifting to floor sessions only. The end of session deadline is September 10th.