The Southern California Association of Governments maintains a State and Federal Legislative Program, which consists of the Regional Council's positions on policies and legislative initiatives related to SCAG’s core planning and policy areas—transportation, air quality, freight/goods movement, housing, environmental impact, sustainability, and economic recovery and job creation—that need the leadership and support of Congress and the California State legislature to resolve challenges facing the SCAG region.

SCAG’s legislative efforts are the product of a bottoms-up process whereby the Legislative/Communications & Membership Committee, comprised of elected officials from throughout the region, identifies and recommends specific legislative action for consideration by the Regional Council with respect to state and federal legislation affecting the SCAG region. The Regional Council takes formal legislative positions and directs the agency’s advocacy efforts on all legislative matters.​​

Upcoming Events & Meetings


SCAG Legislative Reception

Feb 25, 2015; All Day Event
@ Sheraton Grand Sacramento

Future of Cities 2015 Conference

Feb 26, 2015; All Day Event
@ Riverside Convention Center

Environmental Justice for All: A Conversation with the Community

Feb 27, 2015; All Day Event
@ The Center at Cathedral Plaza
News and Announcements
SCAG Spotlight E-Newsletter: February 2015 Edition
Posted February 05, 2015
SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter for February.
Call for Posters: Student Planning Projects in Sustainability
Posted February 04, 2015
The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is seeking proposals for an exhibit...

Legislation Related Links
The League of California Cities is an association of California city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources so that they may influence policy decisions that affect cities.
On behalf of member counties, the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) develops, communicates and advocates positions in the legislative and regulatory arenas of both the state and federal government.
The California Association of Councils of Government (CALCOG) facilitates communication and information sharing between our members, other local officials, state and federal agencies and the public.