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Assemblymember Holden’s College Athlete Civil Rights Act Passes First Policy Committee
April 26, 2019
Assemblymember Holden’s College Athlete Civil Rights Act of 2019 passed its first policy committee on a unanimous vote. The legislation, Assembly Bill 1573, would give college athletes more tools and protection to address the challenges or abuses they may face on campus. The bill also allows schools to create a degree completion fund. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Tournament of Roses President, Laura Farber as Woman of the Year for 41st Assembly District
March 12, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden and President of the Tournament Laura Farber Sacramento, CA – As part of an annual celebration of Women’s History Month in the State Capitol, ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Introduces Idle Oil Well Emission Reporting Bill 
February 28, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden reintroduced legislation that requires operators of idle and abandoned oil and gas wells to report hydrocarbon emissions found during the well plugging process. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Water Conservation Tax Relief Legislation Helps Keep California Out of Drought
February 19, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced AB 533  which incentivizes participation in water efficiency and storm water runoff improvement programs. “Water conservation shouldn’t be taxed,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. ... read more »
Legislation to Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Bill Signed by Governor
September 27, 2018
Assembly Bill 2370 expands lead testing in drinking water within California’s child care centers. ... read more »
Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, PhD Elected as Caucus Chair 
September 6, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Shirley N. Weber (AD 79) as the incoming Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus.   ... read more »
Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, PhD Elected as Caucus Chair
August 31, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Shirley N. Weber (AD 79) as the incoming Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus. Assemblymember Weber has been a champion for education and civil rights.  This year, Dr. Weber authored two Caucus priority bills Assembly Bill 2635 regarding properly funding underperforming students, and Assembly Bill 931 which seeks to improve public safety through changing law enforcement’s use of force policies. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ First African American President, Gerald Freeny
August 16, 2018
This past week, on the California State Assembly Floor, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Gerald Freeny for his confirmation as the first African American president of the Pasadena Tournament of  Roses Board of Directors. Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Transit Pass Program for Students Passes Assembly Floor
May 31, 2018
Assemblymember Holden authored a similar bill that would have created a statewide pilot transportation pass program but was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown citing a lack of data ... read more »
New Caltrans Deputy Inspector General Will Oversee SB 1 Contracts: Gas Tax Revenue
May 24, 2018
According to a press release from Gov. Jerry Brown, Lumpkin previously worked for Southern California Edison in several senior positions. After leaving Edison, she worked as a consultant who represented "major corporations and diverse communities." ... read more »
Proposed Bill to Reform NCAA Policies Allowing California College Athletes to Organize
April 5, 2018
Assemblyman Chris Holden announced Assembly Bill 2747: the College Athletes Civil Rights Act of 2018, a groundbreaking measure that would provide student-athletes at NCAA mandated schools in the state of California the right to organize and earn money from commercial sponsorships on Wednesday (March 28). ... read more »
Assemblymember Chris Holden Announces California Legislative Black Caucus Scholarships 
March 15, 2018
Assemblymember Chris Holden today announced the availability of applications for the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Frederick M. Roberts Scholarship for graduating high school seniors. ... read more »
LAUSD Urges Workers to ‘Avert Strike’
March 15, 2018
Los Angeles Unified School District officials are asking thousands of service workers to help them avert a strike, one that members of the Service Employees union Local 99 began voting on this week. ... read more »
State of Black California: 10 Years Later – We Still Have Work to Do
March 8, 2018
The State of Black California – 10 Years Later gives insight to the areas that Black Californians have progressed and the shines light on the areas where there is work to be done to eliminate disparities. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning
February 14, 2018
Assemblymember Holden’s Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning ... read more »
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