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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,...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Gov. Brown and Assemblyman Gatto Announce Participating California Agencies in Innovation Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Calif. Governor Brown and Assemblyman Gatto (D-Glendale) announced the participating agencies of the California Innovation Award, established by...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to California Commission on Economic Development

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee announced today his appointment by...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Film Tax Credit Legislation is a Blockbuster Hit with Local Jobs – AB 1839

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ –- Today, the California Film Commission announced the first round of recipients for feature films and independent projects, bringing back...
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...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces $8.2 Million Federal Grant for Fire Department Hiring

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee recently announced the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) was awarded an $8.2 million...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Aug. 7, 2015 including Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jeanne Scherer, 54,...
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...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas – Resolution: Stop Locking Kids In Cages to Die

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) introduced a Congressional Resolution, calling on the United States...
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...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Congressman Cardenas calls on Calif. Reps to Push for Covered California Security in light of Anthem Breach

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, following his work in the San Fernando Valley that saw more than 1,000 area families enrolled in...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for July 16, 2015 including to Dept. of Resources Recycling and Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jorge Jaramillo, 43, of San...
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...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Applauds SCOTUS Ruling on Affordable Care Act Subsidies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following the 6-3 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, supporting the use of Affordable Care Act...
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...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

With American Worker Mobility Act, Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Continues Fight to Help Long-Term Unemployed Americans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yesterday, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.) continued his commitment to ending long-term unemployment...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Senator Isadore Hall Calls upon South Carolina to Follow Calif. Lead: Remove Confederate Flags from Govt. Buildings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today called upon political leaders in South Carolina and any...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Jobs on the Rise: $1 Million Tax Credit Awarded to Paramount's Weber Metals to Grow Staff

PARAMOUNT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) announced the award of a $1 million tax credit to Paramount-based Weber Metals,...
Black Legacy Plate

Calif. Black License Plates Return: DMV Now Processing Iconic Plates for Legacy Plate Program Created by Assemblyman Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced AB 1658 to create the California Legacy License Plate Program, he...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas introduces Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), who co-author of the landmark Schiff-Cárdenas Juvenile Justice...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Reaches 2015-16 Budget Agreement with Legislative Leaders, Calls Special Sessions to Fix HealthCare Financing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a budget agreement with Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Senate President...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown, Top U.N. Official Call for Action at Every Level on Climate Change

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. welcomed the United Nations' top climate change official, Christiana Figueres,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Issues Statement on Passage of 2015-16 State Budget Today

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, issued the following statement regarding...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for June 8-12, 2015 including Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a wide range of appointments for June 8-12, including:...
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...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for June 3, 2015 including to California Native American Heritage Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jacque Roberts, 35, of West Sacramento, has...
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...

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