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Co-Authors and Coalition Grow Behind Affordable Housing Bond

“Now is not the time to turn our backs” on Californians with cuts looming to state housing programs

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, joined by a growing coalition of legislators, affordable housing providers, construction unions, local governments, and housing advocates, has ramped up efforts to place a $10 billion affordable housing bond on the 2024 ballot.

Media Advisory: West County Crossroads “Day of Giving” Event

Asm. Wicks, Supr. Gioia, City of San Pablo convening more than a dozen community-based organizations to provide services, resources for unhoused residents

SAN PABLO – On Saturday, the Offices of Assemblymember Buffy Wicks and Supervisor John Gioia will team up with the City of San Pablo and more than a dozen partner organizations to host a “Day of Giving” – a one-stop experience where the county’s unsheltered residents can access

Assemblymember Wicks, Senator Umberg Reach Agreement for Two-Year Bill (AB 886)

Bill to be heard in Senate Judiciary Committee in 2024, informed by interim hearing this Fall

SACRAMENTO – On Friday, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) and Senator Tom Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced that AB 886, the California Journalism Preservation Act (CJPA), will become a two-year bill.

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