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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

Asm. Wicks, Reproductive Health Advocates Celebrate Signing of AB 2223

New law will ensure that no one in California will be investigated, prosecuted, or incarcerated for ending a pregnancy or experiencing pregnancy loss

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.