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New Bill Stops Landlords from Denying Housing to Tenants with Pets

AB 2216 requires landlords to have reasonable reasons for denying pet owning tenants housing.

SACRAMENTO – The chair of the California Legislative Renters Caucus, Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) has introduced legislation that prohibits blanket pet bans in rental units in California.

California Assembly Announces Committee to Address State's Struggling Downtowns

The Downtown Recovery Select Committee will be tasked with reviewing policy to address California’s empty downtown cores that have not recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic.

SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas, has approved the creation of a Downtown Recovery Select Committee led by Chair Matt Haney (D-San Francisco). The Committee will convene experts in land use, business retention, public safety, as well as tourism and culture, to review policies to revitalize

First-in-Nation Law to Require Overdose Reversing Nasal Spray in All First Aid Kits

Assemblymember Haney’s AB 1976 will require opioid overdose reversing Naloxone Nasal Spray in first aid kits across the State.

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Matt Haney (D-San Francisco) has introduced legislation that requires first aid kits in all workplaces in California to contain naloxone nasal spray — a lifesaving medication that can completely reverse a deadly opioid overdose by being sprayed in the nostrils.

California is Creating an MMA Fighter’s Pension Fund

Assemblymember Haney’s AB 1136 will require Mixed Martial Arts promoters to set aside a portion of their ticket sales for a California state run retirement benefit fund for combat sports

Sacramento, CA