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Friday, March 23, 2018

Lawmakers propose AB 3131 to require law enforcement agencies to publicly disclose purchase and acquisition of military-grade equipment

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) unveiled new legislation today that would require state and local law enforcement agencies to notify the public and receive approval from local governing bodies prior to the purchase and/or acquisition of military-grade equipment.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Bills will pick up where courts left off to hold Sherwin Williams, ConAgra, and NL Products accountable for poison paint in Californians’ homes

SACRAMENTO--A coalition of state legislators and advocates today announced a package of bills to address toxic lead paint in California homes.  The proposals by Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Rob Bonta (D-Alameda), Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley), and Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) will safeguard children from the health consequences of toxic lead paint, remove hurdles from holding paint companies responsible, and protect homeowners from threats of frivolous lawsuits by giant paint corporations.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Assemblymember David Chiu Announces Legislation Seeking Funding For Improvement of the Embarcadero Sea Wall
Assemblymember David Chiu Announces Legislation Seeking Funding For Improvement of the Embarcadero Sea Wall
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember David Chiu today issued the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to sue the State of California over immigration laws:

Monday, February 26, 2018

Sacramento, CA — Assemblymember David Chiu today issued the following statement regarding the beginning of oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case being heard before the U.S. Supreme Court:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO --The Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee and the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee today held a joint hearing on the implementation of the historic housing package passed last year. Testimony from experts and advocates highlighted the need for funding for affordable housing production as well as further reforms to streamline local approvals.  

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Bills will complete a statewide audit of all backlogged kits and require the testing of all new kits

(SACRAMENTO)--Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), and advocates introduced legislation today to address the backlog of untested sexual assault evidence kits in California.  The measures will require a statewide audit of all untested kits and mandate the testing of all new kits collected.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), and Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today announced new proposals to protect California tenants from evictions and extend the timelines for tenants who do face evictions.  

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

(SACRAMENTO)--Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) today joined Attorney General Xavier Becerra to issue guidance on the employer requirements of Assembly Bill 450, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act, which took effect on January 1. The Attorney General and California Labor Commissioner Julie Su also issued a Frequently Asked Questions document with additional details.