Press Release

Thursday, January 16, 2020

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January 16, 2020                                                                                

Contact: Blake Dellinger

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Update from the State Capitol

by Laura Friedman

December 19, 2019


For many of us, this holiday season will be filled with fun and quality time with our friends, family and neighbors. Against the backdrop of festive decorations and fattening food, many of us will have a break from the hustle and bustle of the year to enjoy and reflect on the parts of life that matter most. However, not all of us will be so fortunate.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tackling the Issue of Homelessness

by Laura Friedman

November 21, 2019


Homelessness. It is one of our state’s greatest challenges. Every night, over 130,000 Californians sleep on our streets. Homelessness has become a full-on crisis, one that has rightfully been the focus of policy discussions throughout the state. In response, we’ve put unprecedented resources and energy towards finding real and lasting solutions. Despite this, I know my constituents feel our efforts are not enough.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Being Smarter About High-Speed Rail


November 7, 2019 


There are few phrases in California politics that invoke as much passion as the words “high-speed rail.” The ambitious transportation infrastructure project seeking to move passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in two hours and 40 minutes, and ultimately connect San Diego to Sacramento, has become a centerpiece of public debate.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Legislative Update

By Laura Friedman

October 17, 2019


Sunday evening, with the stroke of his pen, Governor Gavin Newsom put the final close on the 2019 Legislative Session by either signing or vetoing the remaining bills that sat on his desk.  With the deadline now behind us, I would like to take a moment to fill you in on some of the highlights from this year.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Legislative Update: New Laws on Transportation Policy, Funding, Planning

By Melanie Curry

October 15, 2019


Among the hundreds of new laws signed by Governor Gavin Newsom in the weeks leading up to Sunday’s deadline were a few related to transportation. Below we highlight the relevant ones.