Friday, January 13, 2017

Assemblymember Friedman, Co-Author of ACR 3 which declares January 13th, 2017 and January 13th, 2018 as Korean American Day.

Friday, November 3, 2017

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November 3, 2017

Contact: Allison Ruff

(916) 319-2043                                 


Assemblymember Laura Friedman Announces First Hearing on Changing the Capitol Culture and Stopping Sexual Harassment and Abuse


SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) Chair of the Assembly Rules Subcommittee on Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Prevention and Response has announced the first of the subcommittee’s hearings, which will be held on Tuesday, November 28th in the State Capitol.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Assemblymember Friedman Celebrates the 26th Armenian Independence Day.

In photo: (left)Glendale Mayor Vartan Gharpetian, (right) BUSD Board Member Armond Aghakhanian.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), a member of the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, quizzed health care experts and officials during the Committee’s two days of hearings at the State Capitol. The Committee will continue its investigation into improving access to and the delivery of health care with additional hearings throughout the state. “I believe we have a fundamentally broken system that is completely inequitable in how it delivers care,” said Assemblymember Friedman as the capitol hearings drew to a close.

Monday, October 23, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), a member of the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, joined the Committee at the State Capitol for the first in a series of hearings to be held statewide on improving access and the delivery of health care. “I’m not a health care expert but you do not have to be an expert to believe our health care in America is fundamentally broken,” said Assemblymember Friedman.

Friday, September 15, 2017

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September 15, 2017  

Contact: Allison Ruff                                                            

(916) 319-2043


Legislature Passes Tougher Penalties for Reckless Driving


Monday, September 11, 2017

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 River.  The funding is included in Senate Bill 5 (De León), the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018.  If passed by the legislature, the bo

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

(Sacramento).- The pressure is mounting on the White House and the President to protect the five year old immigration program know as DACA. The program allos undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors, to receive a two year period od deferred action from deportation and makes them eligible for a work permit. Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) says she is standing by the nearly 800,000 young people know as "Dreamers" have benefitted from this program around the United States, over 200,000 of them are in California. More on this Assembly Access video.

Friday, September 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO - California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) issued the following statement on AB 1000, the California Desert Protection Act, and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s decision to hold the bill in the committee: