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Members of the Senate Republican Caucus are keeping the promise to the most vulnerable members of our communities. Senate Republicans voted in support of Senate Bill 81 which will improve transparency and accountability for regional centers, provide rate increases for service providers who serve the developmentally disabled community, and suspend …continue reading

Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the House passage of the Energy and Water bill in H.R. 2740, the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Package, which secured over $5.5 billion above the President’s request for infrastructure upgrades, development of renewable energy resources, and maintenance of existing infrastructure. These additional resources …continue reading

Harley Rouda

Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48) introduced H.R. 3374, the LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act, which would help facilitate fair lending to LGBTQ-owned businesses and identify the needs for these companies to strengthen economic opportunity across the country. While the Equality Act would make it unlawful to discriminate against …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, in an effort to get more women to serve on corporate boards and help corporations comply with a new California law, is launching a registry of potential female board members to share with corporations. Treasurer Ma is inviting women experienced in banking, public finance, accounting, …continue reading

This week, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) worked to secure funding for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education priorities H.R. 2740, the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Package. “From ensuring our seniors continue to receive the benefits they have earned, to preparing our students to compete in a global …continue reading

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The Assembly Education Committee today approved Senate Bill 541 by Senators Patricia Bates (R–Laguna Niguel) and Anthony Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) that would require all kindergarten through 12th grade public and private schools, with an occupant capacity of 50 or more students, to conduct one lockdown drill or multi-option response …continue reading

On Wednesday, June 12, former Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar appeared before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. On the agenda was consideration of approval of his nomination to become Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, a step up from thumbing his nose at …continue reading