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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 12, 2016 including Mental Health Services Oversight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Nathaniel Allen, 55, of Sacramento, has been...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Introduces Bill to Combat Government Corruption – SB 1011

SACRRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bill that strengthens California’s conflict of interest laws and restores public trust and accountability was introduced today by...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Deaths of Tulare County Sheriff Deputy and Pilot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Tulare County Sheriff's Department...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Armistead Maupin as Recipient of 2016 Mayor's Art Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this month, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 10, 2016 including to Health Professions Education Foundation Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Elizabeth Echols, 55, of Berkeley, has been...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Blocking Clean Power Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an...
Isadore Hall III

California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Senator Isadore Hall as Caucus Chairman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today announced that due to the resignation of Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr....
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Feb. 2016 Black History Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring February 2016, as "Black History Month" in...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 3, 2016 including to Interagency Coordinating Council on Early Intervention

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Raymond Madden, 50, of Imperial, has...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Announces Legislation to Restructure Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), chairman of the influential Utilities and Commerce Committee, announced a constitutional amendment...
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell

Calif. Assemblymember O'Donnell Goes to Bat for California Coastal Commission Executive Director

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issued the following statement today in reference to a letter addressed to...
Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Delivers 2016 State of The State Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Warning of the next inevitable recession and the "zigzag of spend-cut-spend" budgeting, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 19-20, 2016 including to Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Charlene Taylor, 63, of Elk...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Reduce Gun Violence! California Senator Isadore Hall Announces Legislative Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) announced a legislative package for 2016 designed to reduce...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Review Immigration Executive Actions

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to hear...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Parking Bill of Rights proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced a package of reforms that will make parking policy more fair...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Practices What He Preaches, Signs Easy Estate-Planning Deeds at his Office

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) was joined today by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and members of the...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

The DRONE Act of 2016: Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Announces Consumer Aviation Measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced a comprehensive solution to the challenges that drones pose, The Drone Registration/Omnibus Negligence-prevention Enactment...
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...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Requests LAUSD 'Teacher Jail' Audit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The use of “Teacher Jail” by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was the focus of an...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Aliso Canyon Gas Leak: Calif. Assemblyman Gatto to Hold Hearing in Porter Ranch Jan. 21

PORTER RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Members of the local media are invited to attend hearing by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) Utilities and...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 6, 2016 including to the Dental Hygiene Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Meredith McKenzie, 44, of Los Gatos, has...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 5, 2016 including Health Professions Education Foundation Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a wide variety of new appointments for the first...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Emergency Order On Aliso Canyon Gas Leak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Given the prolonged and continuing duration of the Aliso Canyon gas leak and at the request of residents and...
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.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Named Chair of Utilities & Commerce Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) was appointed chairman of the Assembly’s formidable Utilities and Commerce Committee, overseeing...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Reminds on New Laws for Californians Jan. 1, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- While everyone is out celebrating New Year’s Day, Californians should take note of new laws that will take effect...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in San Bernardino County to Help with Recovery from Shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency proclamation for San Bernardino County to help the...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 18, 2015 including to Department of Toxic Substances Control

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: Russell Atterberry, 39, of Folsom, has been...
Tony Mendoza and CHP

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza and CHP Hosted a Holiday Traffic Safety Event Dec. 11, 2015

CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), the California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Office of Traffic Safety, Los Angeles County...
West Coast Mayors with Castro

West Coast Mayors Meet to Seek Federal Support to Address Homelessness, Housing Crises

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayors from five West Coast cities on Thursday signed a joint statement to the federal government seeking full...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Introduces Manufacturing Jobs Bill, inspired by 'Race to the Top'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week in Washington, D.C., U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) and Brad Ashford (D-Omaha, Neb.) today...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Receives 100-percent Approval Rating from Planned Parenthood

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California (PPAC) recognized Calif. Senator Isadore Hall’s (D – South Bay) unwavering commitment...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 9, 2015 including to 39th District Agricultural Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Andrew Campbell, 23, of Oakdale, has...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas Introduces Law to Inform Consumers About Veterans Hiring – H.R. 3919

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., as part of his commitment to find ways to employ our nation’s brave Veterans, U.S....
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

California Congressman Cardenas says Stop Putting Kids In Jail For Skipping School – H.R. 3782

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In Washington, D.C., as part of the President’s recognition of Youth Justice Awareness Month, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas...
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

Calif. Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee Marks Identity Theft Prevention Success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and the members of his Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection marked a...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation Oct. 5, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills, which include:...
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...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Calls For Farmworker Education to Protect American Families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) recently reintroduced a bill to protect American families from...
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...

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