Press Release

Monday, March 19, 2018

(San Francisco)  – Assembly David Chiu (D-San Francisco), along with State Senator Weiner and San Francisco civic leaders met at Pier 14 to announce legislation (Assembly Bill 2578) to finance crucial improvements to the Embarcadero Seawall along three miles of the San Francisco waterfront. “We are here today because history, earthquakes and climate change compel us to protect our city,” said Assemblymember Chiu. “Sea level rise and earthquakes are real threats to San Francisco’s waterfront.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) has co-authored legislation with Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) which would raise the age to purchase long guns such as rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21. “We must take every reasonable measure to protect Californians from gun violence," said Assemblymember Chiu. "AB 3 will do just that."​ Learn more about Assembly Bill 3 in this Assembly Access video.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

(Sacramento) - Rallying in response to the announcement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Donald Trump would be suing the State of California over its laws protecting the immigrant community, Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) spoke passionately about the importance of standing together to protect immigrants. “Our bully-in-chief Donald Trump has forgotten that our country, our state, and our cities were built on the backs of immigrants,” Assemblymember Chiu said.

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, March 5, 2018

(Concord) -- Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) Chair of the Assembly Housing Committee announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 2923 which would make it easier to zone Transit Oriented Developments near Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations. The measure would put housing near public transportation. “We are here today, because of the very simple idea that building housing next to major transportation makes sense,” Chiu said. To learn more about building housing next to BART stations, please view this Assembly Access video

Friday, February 16, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco), member of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, says our health care system needs significant reform to ensure universal health care coverage in California. “Every Democrat on this Committee believes that healthcare is a right. Every Californian should have access to health care and that health care shouldn’t just go to those who can pay,” Assemblymember Chiu said. “We don’t have time to wait.”