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Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Fast-Track Arena Plans

 
Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Fast-Track Arena Plans
Posted Friday, September 27th 2013 @ 1pm  by KFBK News

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill intended to aid the building of a new arena in downtown Sacramento. SB 743 woud affect lawsuits filed under the California Environmental Quality Act by speeding up the review process.

The legislation, authored by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, also includes several provisions intended to help other urban development projects across the state. The arena legislation was part of Sacramento's pitch to the NBA on how to keep the Kings.

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