Assemblymembers Join Forces to Introduce Legislation for Victims of Sexual Harassment

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 law.

 

“The stories of sexual harassment told by victims from all careers and walks of life have revealed that the existing systems for seeking justice are not working,” said Assemblymember Reyes.  “The evidence clearly indicates that the fear of retaliation and the psychological wounds caused by such actions can prevent victims from filing claims within the existing timelines required under current law.”

Friedman Bill Cracking Down on Reckless Driving Heads to the Governor

SACRAMENTO – The California legislature has passed Assembly Bill 1393 by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) with broad, bipartisan support, sending the measure to Governor Brown for final approval.  AB 1393 requires a 30-day impound penalty for a vehicle used in connection with a speed contest or reckless driving on the second or subsequent offense.   The bill also requires the removal

Friedman Secures $20 Million to Fund Glendale’s Riverwalk

SACRAMENTO - California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) was successful in securing $20 million in state funding to complete the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk project.  The third and final phase of the project will link the existing Riverwalk and Glendale Bikeway system with the Los Angeles bike trail and Griffith Park through a bicycle and pedestrian bridge spanning the Los Angeles Rive