Caucus News

Senator Bob Wieckowski

Please Join Senator Wieckowski for a Senior Scam Stopper Webinar

July 7, 2021

I will be hosting a Senior Scam Stopper Webinar with the Contractors State License Board.

Learn how to protect yourself from various types of fraud relating to financial, home improvement, insurance, telemarketing, and real estate scams. Seniors, their families, and caregivers are welcome to attend this FREE webinar.

Senator Dave Min

Senator Dave Min Secures $34.5 Million for District, Wildfire Preparedness

July 6, 2021

Senator Dave Min Secures $34.5 Million for District, Wildfire Preparedness

Senator Scott Wiener

Senator Wiener’s PET Act, Ending Harmful and Unnecessary Chemical Testing on Dogs and Cats, Passes Assembly Judiciary Committee

July 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) legislation, Senate Bill 252, also known as the PET (Prohibiting Extraneous Testing) Act, passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee by a vote of 10-0. It will now head to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. 

Senator Josh Becker

Bill to Improve Low-Income Californians’ Access to Civil Court Fee Waivers Advances in State Legislature

July 6, 2021

For Immediate Release 
SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Judiciary Committee passed legislation by Senator Josh Becker today to improve access to civil justice by updating the eligibility criteria for low-income Californians who seek a waiver of filing fees and other costs associated with litigation.

Senator Connie M. Leyva

Assembly Health Committee Approves Leyva Bill Expanding Access to Birth Control in California

July 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Health Committee passed Senate Bill 523 authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) earlier today, taking California one step closer to creating greater contraceptive equity statewide. If enacted, SB 523 will expand and modernize birth control access in California regardless of an individual’s gender, insurance coverage status, where they work or where they go to school.

Senator Sydney Kamlager

Senator Kamlager’s Criminal Justice Legislative Package Advances, Passing Out of Committees

July 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, three major criminal justice bills authored by Senator Sydney K. Kamlager (D - Los Angeles) passed out of their respective Senate policy committees.
The three bills — AB 333, AB 124, and AB 118, all centered on reforming and re-engineering the criminal legal system, now head to Senate Appropriations.

Senator Lena A. Gonzalez

Senator Lena Gonzalez Prioritizes Funding for Long Beach and Southeast Los Angeles

July 6, 2021

Funding for Senate District 33 open spaces, parks and recreation, health services, business and workforce development included in the California 2021-22 Budget headed to Governor’s desk

Sacramento, Calif. – On June 29th, 2021, Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) announced major state budget allocations dedicated to district priorities that will have significant impact for residents of Long Beach and Southeast Los Angeles.

Senator Bill Dodd

Sen. Dodd: Virtual Town Hall on Schools, Innovation

July 6, 2021

SONOMA – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will host a virtual town hall July 13 on schools, reopening and the role of innovation during the pandemic featuring California Superintendent Tony Thurmond and other distinguished panelists.

The town hall will be streamed live over multiple channels and broadcast on KSVY Sonoma. Panelists will take live and submitted questions.

Senator Scott Wiener

Senator Wiener’s Statement on SB 57 — Authorizing Safe Consumption Sites — Being Heard in January

July 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO - Senate Bill 57, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), will be heard in the Assembly Health Committee in January. Senator Wiener released the following statement: 

Senator Bill Dodd

Committee Approves Sen. Dodd’s Disaster Preparedness Bills

July 5, 2021

SACRAMENTO – With wildfire season off to an early start, a pair of bills advanced today from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would help local government deal with preemptive electric power shutoffs and create a new office to foster emergency equipment innovation.