Ballots and Bills

Ballots and Bills

California ballots, bills, and initiatives, including local laws, state assembly bills, and voter ballots.

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Ballots and Bills
California ballots, bills, and initiatives, including local laws, state assembly bills, and voter ballots.
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Introduces Legislation Tackling Port Pollution – AB 1657

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced AB 1657, which dedicates state Cap-and-Trade revenues to...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation to Protect Children from Identity Theft – AB 1580

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced legislation that would allow parents to protect their child and family from identity theft. AB 1580 allows a parent to freeze their child's credit with the three credit bureaus, preventing identity thieves from opening fraudulent credit accounts and ruining their credit at an early age.
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Legislative Update – Bills Signed into Law Oct. 10 and 11, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This weekend Calif. Gov. Brown signed a wide variety of senate and assembly bills into law, including: AB 169...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Legislation to Modernize and Diversify Development at the Port of LA Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Jerry Brown (D – California) has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Gov. Brown Signs California Day Care Center Worker Vaccination Bill – SB792

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Brown today signed SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will protect California children...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gov. Brown Signs Gatto’s Bill to Protect Calif. Water-Conscious Residents from Govt. Fines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 1164, legislation that will prohibit local governments from banning water-conscious landscaping at private...
Anthony Rendon

Gov. Brown Signs Rendon’s Lower L.A. River Restoration Proposal – Update to L.A. River Master Plan

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Bill to Give Teachers Support Resources for LGBTQ Students Signed into Law – AB 827

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) into law. The...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Bill to Keep Your TV from Spying on You Signed into Law – AB1116

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of his committee on Consumer Protection and Privacy, authored AB 1116,...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Calif. Crime-Solving DNA Bill Signed Into Law – AB 1492

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 1492, legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), which revamps and improves California’s DNA-testing...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

California Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Signed into Law – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 708 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), which will address childhood hunger...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Create Yellow Alert, Apprehend Hit-and-Run Perpetrators, by Mike Gatto, signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) bill to establish a “Yellow Alert” system, allowing law-enforcement officials to engage drivers in...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Save Middle-Class Homeowners Thousands of Dollars Signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In California, to pass the contents almost any asset — a bank account, a multi-million-dollar stock account, a car...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

AB 1492: Mike Gatto's California Crime-Solving DNA Bill Passes, heads to Gov's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In December 2014, a Court of Appeal dealt a blow to law enforcement and the use of DNA in...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

DUMP TRUMP: Calif. State Senate Calls on California to Divest from Donald Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate has approved a measure by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) that publicly...
Anthony Rendon

AB 825: Rendon's California Public Utilities Commission Reform Package Unanimously Approved, Sent to Gov's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Legislature unanimously approved a package of California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) reform measures proposed by Assemblyman Anthony...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

AB 1164: Gatto Bill to Protect Calif. Water-Conscious Residents from Government Fines Awaits Governor's Signature

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ In some California cities, including the city of Glendale, residents are prohibited from installing drought-tolerant landscaping synthetic grass to reduce...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Legislation to Modernize and Diversify Development at the Port of LA Approved by Legislature

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week , the California State Legislature has given its approval to a package of bills by Senator...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Legislation to Create Greater Transparency and Disclosure for Calif. Government Officials Receives Approval, sent to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A key reform by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to increase financial-disclosure requirements and modernize the forms used by...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SB792: Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect Children in Day Care, Heads to Governor's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today gave final approval to SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

AB 1116: Calif. Bill to Keep Your TV from Spying on You Heads to Governor's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of his committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection, authored AB 1116,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SB 792: Calif. Day Care Center Worker Vaccination Bill Approved by State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Assembly today approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote. The...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Open-Up Carpool Lanes and Reduce Traffic Receives Legislature Approval – AB 210

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to help reduce traffic and increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. AB 530: Lower L.A. River Restoration Proposal Sent to Governor's Desk

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Legislature today approved Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) proposal to create a comprehensive restoration...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell's Bill to Give Teachers Support Resources for LGBTQ Students Goes to Gov. – AB 827

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Legislature passed AB 827 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach). AB 827 offers more support...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Headed to Governor Brown – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate yesterday gave final approval on a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Mendoza Bill to Improve Calif. Voting Materials, Written in Plain Language, Signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 505, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will ensure that...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Bill to Create Yellow Alert, Apprehend Hit-and-Run Perps, Awaits Governor's Signature – AB 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Assembly approved legislation to reduce the number of hit-and-runs by a vote of 68-0,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. State Assembly Approves SB 505 Requiring Voter Bill of Rights to be Written in Plain Language

SACRMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Assembly approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will ensure that...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Proposes Calif. Bill to Label Food Irrigated with Contaminated Fracking Water – ABX2-14

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Some California crops are being irrigated with oil-field wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, (otherwise known as “fracking”), says Assemblyman Mike...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation on Aug. 11, 2015 including AB 143, SB 227

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Remove the Term 'Alien' from California Labor Code : SB432

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Jerry Brown today signed SB 432 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor and...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SB212: Gov. Brown Signs Calif. Butane Hash Oil and Meth Manufacturing Legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SB 212 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) was signed by Governor Jerry Brown today. The bill addresses the...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Legislation Allowing First Responders to Jam and Take Down Drones Interfering with Fires, announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) introduced legislation to "help protect emergency...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Protect Children in Day Camps Approved by Assembly Health Committee – SB 476

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Assembly Health Committee last week approved SB 476 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a bipartisan...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Bill to Keep Strangers from Using Your TV to Record Private Conversations Passes Senate Judiciary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), joined by members of the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection, has authored...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Revives Legislation to Overhaul Calif. DNA Testing Regime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Could thousands of rapes and murders go unsolved in California because of problems with a ballot initiative? asks Assemblyman...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Bill to Create Calif. Yellow Alert, Apprehend Hit-and-Run Drivers Passes Senate Public Safety Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. Senate Public Safety Committee passed legislation to reduce the number of hit-and-runs on a 7-0 vote....
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Calif. Conflict of Interest Bill Clears Key Assembly Committees – SB330

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bill to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws was approved...
Senator Hannah Beth Jackson

Two Important California Oil Spill-Related Bills Clear Key Assembly Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two bills introduced by Calif. State Senator Hannah Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) in the wake of the Refugio oil...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Day Care Center Worker Vaccination Bill Approved by Assembly Human Services Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Assembly Committee on Human Services yesterday approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto’s Bill to Protect Water-Conscious Calif. Residents from Gov. Fines Passes Key Senate Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In some California cities, including the city of Glendale, residents are prohibited from installing synthetic grass or artificial turf...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gov. Brown Signs Gatto Bill Granting Children Access to Ailing Parents – AB 1085

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to provide access for adult children who wish to visit an ailing...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Introduces Measure Calling on California to Divest from Donald Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) introduced Senate Resolution 39 (Hall) that publicly condemns Republican...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Create Yellow Alert, Apprehend Hit-and-Run Perpetrators Passes Senate Transportation Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It was a close call, says Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale). After surviving a “no” recommendation from the chair and...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

California Vaccinations Required for Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Approved by Assembly Health Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, the Calif. Assembly Committee on Health approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Bill to Open-Up Calif. Carpool Lanes and Reduce Traffic Approved by Senate Transportation Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation designed to help reduce traffic and increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Public Utilities Commission Reform Legislation Passes Assembly – AB 825

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Assembly on Wednesday unanimously approved Assembly Bill 825 by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) to bring increased...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Butane Hash Oil and Meth Manufacturing Target of Legislation Approved by State Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Senate approved SB 212 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous bipartisan vote...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Bill to Protect the Genetic Profiles of Californians Clears Assembly Floor – AB 170

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to strengthen notice requirements for the storage of newborn blood...

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