How our laws are really made By Karen de Sá SACRAMENTO — Imagine: At a time when California is lurching from crisis to crisis, a legislator has an idea to make life better. He puts together a bill, gathers support and shepherds it into law. If only Sacramento worked like that. Instead, it often works…

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CA Flight Instructors Ready To Lobby For (AB) 48 Exemption

But The Effort Will Be Expensive, And A Win Is Not A Sure Thing

On Monday June 7th, about 50 concerned flight school owners and flight instructors traveled to Sacramento, CA for the Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education (BPPE) hearing, and to plead their case for exemption from (AB) 48. While the flight school owners and instructors presented a united front to fight what could be an industry crippling or killing piece of legislation, they were not encouraged by the outcome.

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Call to Action! AB48 (update at the end of this article)

June 5, 2010

Please take the time to read this – I know it is long, but it is important.

If you haven’t already heard, Sacramento is at it again.

Last year AB-48 was quietly passed without much attention from the general aviation community – mostly because we were not aware we needed to be concerned. AB-48 is a reinstatement of another consumer protection law which had rightfully expired.

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June 4, 2010 Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education Attn: Joanne Wenzel, Staff Services Manager III 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite S 202 Sacramento, California 95834 RE: Comments Concerning BPPE Regulations Dear Members of the Bureau: Having read the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) regulations in their entirety I am convinced the Bureau is attempting…

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Onerous security regulations, insufficient funding, and encroachment: The challenges to general aviation loom large, and three California legislators are asking their colleagues to call on those on Capitol Hill to protect this vital part of the economy and transportation infrastructure.

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