State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) introduced legislation to relieve consumers of unjustified fees while reinforcing the right for Californians to sue for defective products or illegal business practices. SB 1377 will exempt attorneys’ fees awarded in a consumer protection legal settlement from being counted against a taxpayer’s adjusted gross income.
State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) introduced a constitutional amendment, SCA 6, to ensure that statewide and legislative recalls in California are democratic, fair and not subject to political manipulation. This constitutional amendment will ensure that voters in state-level recall elections are asked only if an elected official should be recalled
State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) introduced legislation to end the dangerous practice of imposing performance quotas on pharmacists based on profit, not health outcomes. Under the provisions of SB 362, pharmacies in California no longer will be permitted to impose such quotas on prescriptions or services conducted by a pharmacist.