Press Releases

Thursday, May 17, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        

May 17, 2018                                                                                 

Contact: Allison Ruff

(916) 319-2043


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

For Immediate Release                                                            

April 23, 2018                                                                                     

Contact: Eileen Ricker

Phone: 916-651-4921


Armenian Caucus Announces 4th Annual Essay Contest Winners


Thursday, March 22, 2018


March 22, 2018

Contact: Allison Ruff - (916) 319-2043


Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 37 to designate April 24th as California’s Day of commemoration of the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Friedman was joined by her fellow members of the Legislative Armenian Caucus, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) and Senators Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge).

Friday, March 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Tomorrow, Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) will host a town hall featuring Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), University of California, Los Angeles Professor Michael Manville and Cynthia Strathmann, the Executive Director of Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, to discuss the future of Los Angeles and sustainable housing solutions.


Thursday, March 1, 2018


February 15, 2018

Applications Down Amidst Ongoing Uncertainty about DACA at the Federal Level


SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley is urging eligible students to complete the California Dream Act application by the March 2 Cal Grant deadline in order to get the most financial aid possible. This year’s applications are down 20,000 from last year amidst ongoing uncertainty around immigration reform at the federal level.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

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. The visual arts scholarship is a joint venture between the California Armenian Legislative Caucus and the California Arts Council.


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.