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Deadline near for Calif. Assemblyman Gatto's 'Wiki Bill' – First-of-its-Kind Bill Prepares for Next Step in Legislative Process

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he is taking the next step in introducing the nation’s...
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Bill to Create California Government 'X-Prize' announced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto – AB 2138

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) today announced AB 2138, which would offer cash incentives for people with ideas...
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Gatto and Torlakson Team Up to get Calif. School Employees training needed to stop Child Abuse – AB 1432

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) amended AB 1432 to strengthen training requirements and prevent child abuse in...
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Cutting-Edge Technology Championed by Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Gets Strong Support in California Energy Commission Study

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to a news announcement today from Assemblyman Mike Gatto, shortly after being elected, Gatto (D-Los Angeles) had a...
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Mike Gatto’s AJR 1 Historic Constitutional Resolution Passes California State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) AJR 1, a measure to begin the process to amend the...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's Bill Would Force Hit-and-Run Offenders Off California Roadways – AB 1532

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) continued his efforts to curb the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California,...
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California Issues Regulations to Implement Assemblyman Gatto’s Landmark Green-Energy Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) voted unanimously last week to adopt new rules for the injection of biogas...
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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Introduces Legislative Cure for 'Affluenza Defense' – AB 1508

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he introduced legislation on Tuesday to forbid the use of...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Broad Government Data Privacy Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has introduced legislation to lessen the chances that government collection of “Big...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Takes Action to Protect Victims of On-Campus Assault and Similar Crimes – AB 1433

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation to ensure that crimes committed on college campuses are properly...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Bill to Improve Child-Abuse Reporting in Schools – AB 1432

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation today to prevent child abuse in schools by ensuring that...
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New California Laws from Assemblyman Mike Gatto will take effect January 1, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Californians across the state will benefit from new laws authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) that will take...
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Mike Gatto's California Hit-and-Run Legislation signed by Governor Brown in the Wake of Continuing Tragedy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) bill to address the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in California was signed into...
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Historic Prop. 65 Reform Signed into Law – 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...
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Bill to Protect California Communities from Contaminated Properties Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Communities struggling with decaying and contaminated properties now have a new tool to revitalize these sites, thanks to...
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California Film and Tax Credit Legislation to be Crafted by Assembly and Senate Appropriations Chairs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) announced today that they will introduce...
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Resolution on International Wage Parity Adopted by California Legislature, Protect American Jobs and Industries, Stop Outsourcing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, the California State Senate overwhelmingly adopted a resolution authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) that directs...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's Bill to protect Small Businesses Clears Assembly Judiciary Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s legislation to protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits took a huge step forward yesterday by clearing...
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California Anti-Swatting Legislation AB 47 Passes Public Safety Committee

SACRANENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to criminalize the dangerous and increasingly prevalent crime known as “swatting”...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's Bill to Ease Traffic Congestion Passes First Committee – Expanded to Include the 210 Freeway

SACRANENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to help increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway system, one...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Bill to Open More Dog Parks Passes Assembly Judiciary Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's (D-Los Angeles) bill to help local governments create dog parks for their residents passed the...
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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto's Resolution to Overturn Citizens United Decision Passes First Major Legislative Hurdle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to limit corporate “personhood” for federal corporate campaign contributions overcame its first...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's bill to address epidemic of hit-and-runs in Southern California cleared first legislative hurdle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's bill to address the "epidemic of hit-and-run offenses" in Southern California cleared its first legislative...
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Calif. Legislation to Better Manage Carpool Lanes, Ease Congestion introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's happened to anyone who lives in Southern California. A late-night accident or mysterious slowing clogs the rightmost...
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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Appointed to Commission to Keep Film and Television Jobs in California

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has been appointed to the California Film Commission (CFC). The Film Commission enhances...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Bill Would Help More Communities Get Dog Parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced a bill today (AB 265) to help local governments create dog parks...
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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Business Advisory Commission Generates Legislation to Help Small Businesses Avoid Shakedown Lawsuit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday, February 2, members of Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's (D-Los Angeles) Small Business Advisory Commission voted to ask...
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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Bill Makes it Harder for Hit-and-Run Drivers to Evade Arrest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-43) introduced legislation today to help curb the epidemic of hit-and-run offenses in Southern California....

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