The California Armenian Legislative Caucus is holding two scholarship contests for the 2018 commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. California high school students in 9th through 12th grade are invited to participate in an essay contest and/or a visual arts contest to increase greater awareness of the Armenian Genocide on its anniversary.
For Immediate Release:
February 16, 2018
Contact: Allison Ruff
(916) 319 - 2043
AB 3170 exempts water efficient products from sales tax to promote water conservation across the state.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2018
CONTACT: Jackie.Koenig@asm.ca.gov, (916) 319-2053
(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago and Laura Friedman jointly introduced legislation to change the criteria by which local governments are able to provide critical medical care to homeless individuals who are mentally ill.
“It is inhumane to be a bystander when we have the power to do something to save lives in this vulnerable population,” said Assemblymember Santiago (D-Los Angeles). “We need to ensure there is proper medical care for homeless individuals with mental illness who are suffering on the streets with serious physical ailments,” he continued.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2018
Allison Ruff (916-319-2043)
Bipartisan group of Assemblymembers unveils legislative response to growing outcry against all forms of harassment
Sacramento – Earlier today, Assemblymembers Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino), Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) & Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) alongside industry stakeholders and advocates in the “Me Too” movement, held a press conference to announce the introduction of AB 1870, the SHARE Act (Stopping Harassment and Reporting Extension) aimed at addressing harassment in the workplace.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 4, 2018
Allison Ruff (916) 319-2043
Sacramento – Yesterday, as she began her second year of service in the legislature, California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) was appointed to two key leadership positions.
Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino), Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), and Assemblymember Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) announced that they will introduce legislation when the Legislature reconvenes in January to give victims of sexual harassment more time to file claims beyond the one year timeframe required under existing la