Thursday, March 23, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) brought a very special guest with her to work at the State Capitol.

Friday, March 17, 2017

The California Legislative Women's Caucus has issued an open letter to US Supreme Court Justice Nominee, Neil Gorsuch, calling on him to protect the rights of all Californians.

Monday, March 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO – As part of the Assembly’s celebration of Women’s History Month, Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) recognized Dr. Anna Galfaian as the 43rd Assembly District Woman of the Year.

“Anna has done incredible work in the community,” said Friedman.  “She’s built a family practice that’s improved the lives of countless Californians, and she’s worked to support new health care providers through scholarships and mentoring.”

Friday, February 17, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) joined her colleagues in the State Assembly for a special ceremony to celebrate Black History Month. After a video depicting 50 years of the California Legislative Black Caucus history was shown, the Assembly passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 6, a measure that designates the month of February 2017 as Black History Month and encourages the people of California to recognize the many talents, achievements, and contributions that African Americans make to their communities.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Laura Friedman, D-Glendale, issued the following statement on President Trump’s action on immigration:

“As the representative for the 43rd Assembly District, I join thousands of my constituents in condemning the inhumane and unconstitutional treatment of refugees, visitors and legal residents arriving at our shores.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) says she was very happy with the Governor’s “perfect summation” of how California should be an example for the rest of the nation. “The line that really stuck with me from the Governor’s speech was “When we protect and defend California, we defend the United States,” said Assemblymember Friedman. “And I think in California we have a responsibility to lead the nation.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Friday, January 20, 2017

(Sacramento) – As a new president is sworn into office, California State Assembly Democrats are vowing to keep the California dream alive. In an open letter to all Californians, Democrats say “the California contract is a promise to ourselves and to one another that we will build a sustainable economy, environment and society that doesn’t just protect the wealthy or the powerful, but instead will benefit every Californian and benefit from every Californian.” Here’s the entire letter in this Assembly Access video.

Friday, January 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – With the passage of Assembly ConcurrentResolution 3, the State Assembly declared January 13, 2017 as Korean-AmericanDay in California. Korean-American Day celebrates the many importantcontributions Korean-Americans have made in the fields of finance, technology,law, medicine, education, sports, media, the arts, the military, andgovernment.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

(Sacramento) – Family and friends filled the State Assembly chambers as newly elected Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) took the oath of office alongside the other 79 members of the State Assembly. “It’s a huge honor. I feel very grateful for the trust people have put in me,” said the Assemblymember Friedman. “Right now housing costs and homelessness are among the biggest challenges facing the district. I’m looking forward to trying to help the people of the 43rd District.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.  

Monday, December 5, 2016

Top priorities include homelessness and improving access to quality health care

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) was sworn into office today to represent the 43rd Assembly District. 

“It’s an honor to serve all of the communities in the 43rd Assembly District,” said Friedman.  “We’re facing some significant challenges as a state, and I’m ready to get to work.”