California State Assembly

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The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is currently racing to meet its deadline for deciding on final boundaries for new voting districts statewide, as required by law following the every-ten-years United States Census. To help make that series of decisions, members of the Commission request “visualizations” that are not quite possible …continue reading

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen after COVID-19

Today, Assemblymember Janet Nguyen was appointed by Speaker Anthony Rendon to the Assembly Select Committee on the Orange County Oil Spill. You can view the announcement HERE. “It has been two weeks of tireless efforts and work trying to get to the bottom of why this spill occurred but the …continue reading

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According to the official California Legislative Information webpage, the California Assembly today passed a resolution calling for the removal of Donald Trump from the Office of the President of the United States of America. The resolution, HR 7, lists three possible ways to Constitutionally remove Trump: Trump resigns; Vice President …continue reading

featured graphic for Cynthia Tracker, candidate for California Assembly District 65 during COVID-19

“Would Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva like to earn only 25 percent of her salary?” asked Cynthia Thacker, Conservative Republican candidate filed to run for California State Assembly in the 65th district. “Instead of her annual $110,459 assembly salary, Ms. Quirk-Silva would be paid $27,614. Could she get along on just 25 percent …continue reading

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Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox’s campaign for State Assembly District 68 announced that she raised $329,136 in the second fundraising period of 2020, the most of any Democratic challenger of a Republican State Assembly incumbent. On the other hand, her opponent, incumbent Steven Choi, raised just $126,000, continuing a trend of …continue reading

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) became the latest organization to join the coalition supporting the re-election of Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris. The landmark announcement comes on the heels of an endorsement last week from the California Teachers Association. CNA/NNOC Co-President Malinda Markowitz RN released the following statement announcing …continue reading

State Senator Moorlach gets to say "I told you so!" over California's attempted end-run around recent changes to federal tax law.

Six of Senator John M. W. Moorlach’s bills are making their way through the Assembly. All have passed their first committees and head to either the Assembly Appropriations Committee or the Assembly floor for a vote. Senate Bill 359, Municipal Referendum Petitions, passed in the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee …continue reading