Homelessness (Page 5)

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Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) has introduced Assembly Bill 816 (AB 816), with 8 coauthors from the Assembly and the Senate, to establish a Flexible Housing Program (FHP) securing quality housing that Californians experiencing homelessness can afford. The State FHP would consolidate funding for people experiencing homelessness into one …continue reading

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Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom released is 2019-20 initial budget proposal, and shared a mult-tiered approach to address the state’s homelessness and housing crisis. The approach the Governor has proposed aligns with the bills authored by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, as she continues her efforts to support the needs of Orange …continue reading

The California Second District Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling on a case against existing teacher tenure and dismissal law.

Legislation by Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) to address California’s growing homeless youth crisis passed the Assembly Human Services Committee today with bipartisan support. Assembly Bill 1699 will provide a comprehensive services plan and funding to serve the state’s homeless youth population. “I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans came together …continue reading