Friday, February 16, 2018

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.

Thursday, February 1, 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.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

(Los Angeles) – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) joined hundreds of thousands of others for the 2nd annual Women’s March through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. “The days where we wait for men to invite us to the table are over. We are building our own table,” Assemblymember Friedman said. Meantime, millions of women and men were taking part in Women’s marches in cities and towns throughout the United States and around the world. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) and Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) have introduced legislation to give victims of sexual harassment more time to file claims. Assembly Bill 1870, the SHARE Act (Stopping Harassment and Reporting Extension), would extend the statute of limitations on claims of harassment from its current period of just one year to three under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

Thursday, January 18, 2018


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.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

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.

Assemblymember Friedman was named the Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore of the Assembly by Speaker Anthony Rendon.