San Francisco - Today, Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced the procurement of $2 million in State funding for the United Playaz’ purchase of 1044 Howard Street - a two storey building in San Francisco’s SoMa District. United Playaz is a San Francisco-based violence prevention and youth development non-profit that was founded 27 years ago.
San Francisco– Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced the start of the “There Oughta Be a Law,” contest—an opportunity for San Franciscans to participate in the legislative process and submit creative bill ideas.
San Francisco – Today in Chinatown, Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced an $850,000 budget investment that would restore and preserve the Julia Morgan Dance Hall where the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) is headquartered. The building, which was originally part of the historical Young Women’s Christian Association, is home to CHSA’s archives.
Sacramento – Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) announced today that the Speaker of the Assembly, Anthony Rendon, has approved the creation of a Select Committee on Fentanyl, Overdose Prevention & Opioids. The committee has been created to address the raging fentanyl and opioid crisis that has claimed the lives of over 6,800 Californians last year.
“As a proud co-author of SB 1161, I commend the leadership of Senator Min and the Stop AAPI Hate Coalition for the passing of SB 1161, a priority bill for the API community that provides for public transit ridership safety that will work to address harassment on public transportation.
“SB 57, the overdose prevention sites legislation authored by Senator Scott Wiener and co- authored by me, was just vetoed by Governor Newsom.
SAN FRANCISCO - Monkeypox is a growing public health issue in our community. While the
virus can infect anyone, it is particularly impacting gay and bisexual men. We have very little
time to contain this outbreak and prevent it from getting out of control and potentially becoming
endemic. The good news is that we have an effective vaccine that prevents monkeypox. The bad
San Francisco – Today in Chinatown, Assemblymember Matt Haney and representatives from California Attorney General Rob Bonta’s Office stood with Asian Pacific Islander (API), Black, and LGBTQ leaders to draw attention to the dramatic increase in hate crimes statewide, including the 177.5% increase in reported anti-Asian hate crimes, and to outline statewide efforts to fight these crimes.
Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) passed AB 2068 through the Senate Labor and Employment Committee to address language barriers in workplaces across California. Currently, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) are only mandated to post workplace citations and special orders in English.
Sacramento – Matt Haney, the newly elected Assemblymember for San Francisco, has been appointed by Speaker Anthony Rendon as the Assistant Majority Leader of Policy and Research.