Press Releases

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Law will protect renters from large rent increases and unfair evictions in historic expansion of tenant protections

 

Oakland, CA--A renter protection bill authored by Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), Timothy Grayson (D-Concord), and Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom today. Assembly Bill 1482 will cap annual rent increases in California and give renters added eviction protections.

Monday, June 10, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Concord will be among five sites studied for a possible new campus in the California State University System, Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson and Senator Steve Glazer announced Monday.

The decision to explore building a new campus in Contra Costa County was part of a budget agreement reached between legislative leaders and Governor Gavin Newsom Sunday. The budget will provide funding to study the feasibility of campuses in Concord, San Mateo, Stockton, Chula Vista and Palm Desert.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) Today Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) presented a resolution honoring Choice in Aging, an organization that provides comprehensive supports and services for our aging population, as the 14th Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year during a ceremony at the State Capitol.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sacramento, CA—Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), and Timothy Grayson (D-Concord) announced amendments today to two high profile tenant protection measures. Assembly Bill 1482, which prevents rent gouging, will now include a ten-year sunset provision and exempt new construction of up to ten years old. Assembly Bill 1481 regarding just cause evictions, will now include a ten-year sunset provision, six month vesting period, and exemption from providing relocation assistance for small landlords.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) – Yesterday, legislation authored by Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Tim Grayson (D-Concord) to cap interest rates on consumer loans of $2,500 - $10,000 passed the Assembly Banking and Finance committee. AB 539 comes in response to the growing threat of predatory lending practices that entrap financially vulnerable families in unaffordable loans that they cannot repay.

Monday, March 4, 2019

 (SACRAMENTO) Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) honored lifelong Vallejo resident Midsi Sanchez as the Woman of the Year for the 14th Assembly District at a ceremony today at the State Capitol.

“Midsi’s strength and ability to turn her personal trauma into an opportunity to support, educate, and help others is as inspiring as it has been impactful,” said Assemblymember Grayson. “I feel honored to be able to shine a light on Midsi’s story and the work she’s doing to serve children and families in our community.”

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) - Today, Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), joined by fellow Assembly Banking Committee member Tim Grayson (D-Concord), introduced AB 539 which places an interest rate cap on consumer loans of $2,500 - $10,000. AB 539 comes in response to the growing threat of predatory lending practices that entrap financially vulnerable families in unaffordable loans that they cannot repay.