Press Releases

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 1842 (AB 1842), also known as the California Works and Recovery Act, with a group of pro-job Democrats including Assemblymember’s Joaquin Arambula, Jim Cooper, Jim Frazier, Eduardo Garcia, Mike Gipson, Timothy Grayson, Jose Medina, Cottie Petrie-Norris, James Ramos, Freddie Rodriguez, Blanca Rubio, Sharon Quirk-Silva and Senator Cathleen Galgiani­­.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymembers Tim Grayson (D-Concord), David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), Todd Gloria (D-San Diego), and Jesse Gabriel (D-San Fernando Valley) announced a package of bills today to spur housing production and ensure that local fees on development align with California’s statewide housing goals.

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.