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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.

Assembly Advances Gun Violence Prevention Package in Wake of Uvalde, TX School Shooting Tragedy

Group of lawmakers commit to doing everything in their power under state law to decrease the likelihood guns make it into the wrong hands 

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

California Mayors Issue Support for Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act (AB 2011)

Mayors statewide laud bill’s ability to expand climate-friendly affordable housing opportunities, while also growing a thriving, well-paid construction workforce

SACRAMENTO — On the heels of growing support from California Labor Unions, city Mayors across California are stepping forward to declare their support for AB 2011 – The Affordable Housing and High Ro

Major Labor Groups Signal Support for Asm. Wicks’ Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act (AB 2011) 

SEIU and California School Employees Association offer to back amended legislation; Asm. Wicks pledges to accept proposed amendments: “We welcome their ideas for strengthening the bill.”

SACRAMENTO — California’s largest labor union, SEIU California, and the California School Employees Association (CSEA) announced today that they would support Assemblymember Buffy Wicks’ AB 2011 with minor amendments, in a sign of growing momentum behind the legislation.