Assemblymember Wicks authors bill to make Big Tech pay usage fees for news siphoned from local outlets
SACRAMENTO – The California State Assembly will consider a bill this session that requires digital advertising monopolies like Google and Facebook to pay for content they siphon from local news outlets.
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks introduces legislation to provide equitable transportation services for older Californians and people with disabilities
SACRAMENTO – Earlier this month, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks introduced AB 540, the Social Service Transportation Improvement Act: Coordinated Transportation Sources Agencies. This bill improves access to transportation for older people and people with disabilities with the addition of a revenue stream, increased service requirements, coordination rather than consolidation of social service tr
Two Bills Aim to Make CA Workplaces More Family-Friendly & Ensure Equitable Paid Family Leave
SACRAMENTO – Today, California Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (14th District) announced the introduction of two bills to make workplaces more family-friendly and make California’s Paid Family Leave program more equitable and accessible.
Governor Newsom Signs AB 2011, the Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act
SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Governor Newsom signed into law the Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act (AB 2011), the most sweeping housing production legislation to be signed into law in several years.
Asm. Wicks, Reproductive Health Advocates Celebrate Signing of AB 2223
SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom today signed Assembly Bill 2223, strengthening California’s role as a reproductive freedom state and ensuring that no one will ever again be prosecuted or imprisoned in California for a miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion in California.
Sen. Caballero and Asm. Wicks Celebrate Passage of Bicameral Housing Affordability and Production Package, Headed to the Governor’s Desk for Signature
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Anna M.
Assembly Advances Gun Violence Prevention Package in Wake of Uvalde, TX School Shooting Tragedy
SACRAMENTO – In the wake of another tragedy and inaction at the national level, the Assembly Wednesday advanced a package of six gun violence prevention bills to the Senate, signaling California’s commitment to doing everything possible to take action where the federal governmen