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.
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Mike Gatto's AB 227 is Second Prop. 65 reform in 30 years, will Help California Businesses Avoid Unfair Lawsuits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to reform Proposition 65 and protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits was...
Senator Alex Padilla

Bill to Expand California Broadband Deployment to Un-served Areas Approved by Assembly – SB 740

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senate Bill 740 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) was approved by the State Assembly. The legislation would...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Senator Alex Padilla's Bill to Strengthen Landmark College Transfer Degree Law Headed to Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, SB 440 authored by Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) is headed to the Governor for his signature following...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Los Angeles Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Hit-and-Run Legislation goes to Gov. Brown in the Wake of Recent Tragedies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to address the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in California cleared its...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Bill to Save Iconic California Citrus Industry Heads to the Governor's Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to help save California’s citrus industry from devastation passed the Senate today...
Senator Alex Padilla

California State Assembly Approves Padilla Bill Calling for Mental Health Education in Public Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 330, authored by Senator Alex Padilla was unanimously approved by the California State Assembly today. The...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. State Assembly Votes to Strengthen Landmark College Transfer Degree Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly today unanimously approved SB 440 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation Sept. 9, 2013 including AB 176 and AB 1006

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills into law, including AB...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation for Sept. 6, 2013 including SB 557 and SB 720

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB 14...
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

California Teacher Accountability Bill is Signed into Law – AB 449

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, California Assembly Bill 449 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) was signed into law by Governor Jerry...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Legislature Directs California Law Revision Commission to Review Government Access to Mobile and Web-based Customer Data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, the California State Assembly gave final approval to Senate Concurrent Resolution 54 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima)....
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Muratsuchi's California Aerospace Tax Clarification Bill gains bi-partisan support, 21 new co-authors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this year, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace, introduced legislation (Assembly...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Bill to Empower Voters Signed into Law: Charter Measures Must be Placed Before Voters at Statewide General Elections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 311, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) was signed into law this week by Governor Jerry...
Assemblyman Ken Cooley

Calif. Governor Brown Signs 5 Bills Authored by Assemblyman Cooley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley announced that Governor Jerry Brown, in one day, signed into law five bills he...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Better Prepare California Teachers by allowing up to two years of graduate level preparation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 5 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) was signed today by Governor Brown. Specifically, SB 5 will...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation for Aug. 27, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, which include: AB 81...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Bills into Law for Aug. 26, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills. AB 20 by Assemblymember...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Various Bills into Law on Aug. 19, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed various bills into law including: AB 11...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Various Legislation into Law on Aug. 12, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he signed numerous assembly bills into law, including those...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto's Legislation to End Unfair Parking Tickets in California Signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) today announced that his legislation to prohibit local governments from fleecing motorists who...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas votes to protect U.S. mail delivery – Innovate to Deliver

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., In an effort to protect both services offered to residents of the San Fernando Valley,...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Historic California School Funding Legislation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed historic school funding legislation that will direct increased resources to...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Legislation by Mike Gatto Increases Protections for Sacred Sites, will Protect Ancient California Heritage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislation to protect and preserve sacred Native American landmarks passed the California State Assembly today by a vote of...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Bill to Ease Calif. Traffic on Los Angeles Freeways and Alleviate Driver Frustration Advances

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to ease traffic congestion on the Los Angeles freeway system, one of the...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Hit-and-Run Epidemic Bill by Mike Gatto would extend the statute of limitations for offenders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to address the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California cleared a...
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Issues Statement on State Budget: Education Funding and English Learner Accountability Are Key Elements

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee released the following...
Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) met with baby Sammy and his parents

Mike Gatto Leads Fight to Protect California's Children, Calls for Audit of Counties' Child Protective Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymembers Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks) are calling for an investigation of County Child...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Assembly Colleagues Fight to Provide Access to Taxpayer-Funded Research

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Open access advocates in California celebrated last week as AB 609 passed the Assembly floor by a vote of...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Anti-Gridlock Bill Avoids Legislative Congestion and Clears Assembly without a Jam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California’s legislature took action to ease congestion, and driver frustration, on the Los Angeles freeway system yesterday, by passing...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Bill to Prevent Child Abuse in Schools Passes Assembly (AB 349)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the California State Assembly took action to prevent child abuse in our schools and track those accused of...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Bill to Protect California Communities from Contaminated Properties Passes Assembly (AB 440)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California communities struggling with decaying and contaminated properties will have new tools available to revitalize these sites now that...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Assembly Passes California Legislation to Bring Hit-and-Run Offenders to Justice (AB 184)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill to address the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California and other parts of...
Senator Alex Padilla

California Bill to Protect Access to Wireless Communication Services Approved by Calif. Senate (SB 380)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. State Senate today approved SB 380 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) on a bipartisan vote of 35...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assembly Passes Bill to Make California Fuel Policies More Sustainable

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to improve California’s fuel standards passed the Assembly by a vote of...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Save the Oranges! California Legislature Takes Step to Save Iconic California Citrus Industry

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --A tiny bug that causes huge problems is one step closer to being eradicated, says Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto. Huanglongbing...
Senator Alex Padilla

Bill to Modernize California's Election System Approved by State Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate today approved SB 361 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) on a bipartisan vote of 29...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Comprehensive Anti-SWATting Legislation Passes Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to criminalize the dangerous and increasingly prevalent crime known as “swatting”, was...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Assemblyman Mike Gatto's Bill to Protect Small Businesses Unanimously Passes California Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to reform Prop. 65 and protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits passed the...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Bill to Protect Local Calif. Governments from Dog Park Liability Passes Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his bill to help local governments create dog parks for their...
Senator Alex Padilla

California slated to be first state in the nation to provide voter registration through Health Benefit Exchange similar to 'Motor Voter'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Health Benefit exchange is one of hundreds of state offices required to offer voter registration services under Senate...
Senator Alex Padilla

Bill to Allow Out-of-State Voting for California's Emergency Workers approved by Calif. Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Senate has approved SB 362 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill was passed with...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Parking Meter Justice Bill Passes California State Assembly – legislation prohibiting local governments from fleecing motorists who park at broken meters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his legislation prohibiting local governments from fleecing motorists who park at...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Assembly Bill to Help Open More California Dog Parks Passes Assembly Local Government Committee (AB 265)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his bill to "help local governments create dog parks for...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Reform California's Health Insurance Market

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, helping put an end to the practice of denying health care coverage to Californians with pre-existing conditions, Governor...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Measure to Save the California Constitution Passes First Major Legislative Hurdle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his initiative reform measure to protect the "fundamental rights of...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Proposes to Reform Prop 65 – get back on track to protect Californians from harmful chemicals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed reforms to strengthen and restore the intent of Proposition 65, a...
Senator Alex Padilla

California Senate Approves Stable Funding for State-wide Pediatric Trauma Care Centers (SB 191)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, the State Senate approved a bill that will provide stable funding for pediatric trauma care centers throughout...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's Bill to Prevent Child Abuse in Schools Passes Key Committee Hurdle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to help prevent child abuse in our schools and more closely...
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

Drone Privacy Bill Clears California Assembly Policy Committees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, legislation to protect the privacy rights of Californians passed out of the Assembly Committee on Local Government overwhelmingly...
Senator Alex Padilla

California Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Genetic Privacy – no unauthorized DNA testing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved SB 222 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill would establish the California...

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