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.
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...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Calif. Conflict of Interest Bill Approved by State Senate to Help Prevent Corruption in Government Contracting

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

Onsite-Water Recycling Practices: Recycled-Water Bill Passes Assembly as California Drought Lingers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California is in the midst of a historic drought, and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has continued his focus...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's California Film Tax Credit Legislation is a Hit with the Motion Picture Production Industry

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the California Film Commission announced that four major television productions will be relocating to California from out of...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Approved by State Senate: Increases Access to National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today approved a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. legislation to help increase the efficiency of Los Angeles freeway system passes Assembly – AB 210

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to help increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway system, one of...
Isadore Hall III

California State Senate Approves Legislation to Protect Consumers Using Home Sharing Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate today approved SB 761 by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), which would...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto and Crime Victims United Issue Statement Regarding AB 84 Being Held by Appropriations Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and Crime Victims United regarding the Assembly...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Protect California Kids in Day Camps Approved by State Senate – SB476

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today approved SB 476 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous bipartisan vote...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Keep Strangers from Using TV to Record Conversations Passes State Assembly – AB1116

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Imagine a television that records and transmits conversations in the privacy of your bedroom, asks Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Vaccinations Required for Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Approved by State Senate – SB792

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

Gatto Introduces Bill to Cut California Bureaucracy and Protect Water-Conscious Residents

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), the principal co-author of last year’s California water bond and numerous water-efficiency bills,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill SB 505 Clears State Senate – Requires Voter Bill of Rights to be Written in Plain Language

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate this week approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan vote....
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Senate Constitutional Amendment 8 to Increase Representation in California's Largest Counties Introduced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bipartisan measure to increase the number of elected supervisors from 5 to 7 members in California counties that...
Anthony Rendon

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Support L.A. River Legislation – AB 530

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted last Tuesday to support Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. STEAM Proposal for a 'UC-Tech' Gets Passing Grade from Higher Education Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of California system is overcrowded, with slots increasingly scarce for California’s growing population. California industries, from...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Unscrupulous Elder Care Referral Agencies Bill Approved by Senate Judiciary Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 648 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza was approved on Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. L.A. River Restoration Proposal Clears Assembly Committee by a unanimous 15-0 vote

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) legislation (Assembly Bill 530) that spurs much-needed revitalization of the Lower L.A....
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. 'Crowdsourced' Bill to Combat Data Breaches Approved by Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee – AB 83

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) continues to innovate the way laws are made in Sacramento by harnessing the power...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Create Statewide Hit-and-Run Alert System Safely Passes Committee – AB 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) fight to reduce hit-and-run crimes continued when the Assembly Public Safety Committee voted...
SEIU

Calif. Senator Hall and Certified Nursing Assistants Demand Quality Assurance at Skilled Nursing Facilities – SB 779

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill (SB) 779 authored by Calif .Senator Isadore Hall, III (D-South Bay), and sponsored by SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW), would address understaffing that currently places the lives of nursing home residents at risk.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Approved by Key Senate Committee – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to address childhood hunger in California and improve access to...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assemblyman Rendon Seeks Day in Court For Public Utilities Commission – Legislation Creates New Transparency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) on Tuesday expanded his legislation to reform the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Bill to Keep Strangers from Using Your TV to Record Private Conversations Approved by Privacy Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Imagine a television that records and transmits conversations in the privacy of your bedroom. Then imagine words meant to...
Isadore Hall III

Hundreds of Calif. Nursing Home Workers to Rally in Support of Senate Bill 779 on April 23, 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, nursing home workers from throughout L.A. County will rally in support of Calif. Senate Bill (SB)...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Make Voting Materials More Comprehensible Approved by Senate Elections Committee – SB 505

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee today approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The...
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Calif. Unscrupulous Elder Care Referral Agencies Bill Approved by Senate Committee – SB 648

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill 648, authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza, was approved this week by the Senate Health Committee. The...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Legislation to Overhaul DNA Testing Regime Approved by Public Safety Committee – AB 84

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

Calif. Conflict of Interest in Govt. Contracting Bill Approved by Senate Committee – SB 330

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

Vaccinations Required for Calif. Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Approved by Senate Health Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Health Committee yesterday approved SB 792 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan 8...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Latest Recycled-Water Bill Passes Committee as California's 2015 Drought Continues

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California is in the midst of a historic drought, and Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has continued his focus on delivering new sources of clean water. Gatto’s legislation to help reduce the barriers for onsite-water recycling and allow more Californians to participate in safe and sustainable recycled-water practices was approved by the Assembly’s Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee on a 15-0 vote.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Illegal Butane Hash Oil (BHO) and Meth Manufacturing Target of Legislation Approved by Calif. Senate Public Safety Committee – SB 212

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Public Safety Committee today approved SB 212 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous,...
Californians for Retirement Security

Californians for Retirement Security Protest Plans to Eliminate Retirement Security for Millions of Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, more than 100 firefighters, teachers, police officers, school employees and other public servants protested an expected November...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Health Committee this week approved SB 476 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Huge Win For Middle Class Californians As Probate Simplification Legislation Passes State Assembly – AB139

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to create a “Revocable Transfer on Death (TOD) Deed” in California, allowing a...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assemblyman Rendon Proposes Initiative Reform to Counter Anti-Gay Ballot Measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today instructed Legislative Counsel to draft a proposal to counter “The Sodomite Suppression Act,”...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Create Parks and Open Space, Address Climate Change, Introduced by Senator Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A groundbreaking bill to develop green space and recreational areas for underserved communities while helping the state achieve its...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Bill to Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for Families, Passes Judiciary Committee – AB 139

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To pass the contents of just about any asset — a bank account, a multi-million-dollar stock account, a car...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

New Bill by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Protects Seniors by Requiring Increased Licensing, Inspections and Financial Disclosure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced on Wednesday that he has introduced a bill to protect seniors and their...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Inspired by Kerri Kasem, Mike Gatto Continues Quest to Give Rights to Calif. Children Denied Access to Ailing Parents

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced new legislation that would provide reasonable accommodations for adult children who want...

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Sponsors Calif. Excluded Persons Administrative Action List Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) today announced that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Feb. 27, 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Vaccinations Required for Calif. Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Introduced by Senator Mendoza – SB 792

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect California children in day care from contracting serious diseases, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia)...
Assemblywoman Young Kim

Calif. Assemblywoman Young Kim Announces Legislation to Require Voter Support for New Toll Facilities In Orange County

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. State Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) today announced that she has formally introduced state legislation to require a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Assemblyman Gatto Proposes 'Public Caltech,' New UC Campus to Increase Capacity, Specialize in STEAM Subjects

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of California (UC) system is overcrowded, with slots increasingly scarce for California’s growing population. California industries,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill Helps Prevent Child Hunger – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza...
Assemblyman Tony Thurmond

Landmark Measure to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free proposed by Calif. Assemblyman Tony Thurmond

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) introduced legislation to eliminate the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless...

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