Press Releases

Thursday, January 24, 2019

(MARTINEZ, CA) – Today Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) joined with state and regional transportation agencies to commemorate the start of construction on the Interstate 680/State Route 4 Interchange Improvement Project.  The project became possible after Assemblymember Grayson secured over $77 million in funding.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) has introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 4 with coauthors Senators Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg), and Assemblymembers Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), Marc Levine (D-Marin), and Tim Grayson (D-Concord). This bill puts California’s Legislature on record demanding U.S. Congressional passage of, and a Presidential signature on House Resolution 8, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act.”

Thursday, January 10, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s proposed 2019-2020 State Budget:

Monday, January 7, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) – Earlier today Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) attended the inauguration of Governor Gavin Newsom alongside his fellow legislators, state leaders, and others.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sacramento, CA--A bill authored by Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) to encourage transit-oriented development (TOD) at certain Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations was signed by Governor Jerry Brown today. Assembly Bill 2923 will require BART to set new standards for transit-oriented development on BART-owned land within a half mile of a BART station. To reduce delays, the bill requires local governments to update their own zoning to meet BART’s affordability and zoning standards. 

Friday, September 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) Yesterday, legislation authored by Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) to provide effective, accessible mental health services for public safety officers was vetoed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

“This decision displays an unfortunate disregard for the well-being of the brave women and men who put their lives on the line to protect Californians and sends a message to all public safety officers that their mental health is not a priority,” said Assemblymember Grayson, who has also served as the Concord Police Department’s Critical Response Chaplain for more than a decade. “It is disappointing that a bill that received the unanimous, bipartisan support of both houses of the legislature did not also have the support of our Governor.”

Friday, September 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) Yesterday, legislation authored by Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) to help victims of domestic violence and human trafficking was signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

“As a co-founder of the Central County Family Justice Center, I have been able to witness firsthand how vital the Multidisciplinary Team model is in assisting individuals and families struggling with interpersonal violence,” said Assemblymember Grayson. “We need to be doing all that we can to fight domestic violence and human trafficking, and AB 998 helps us in this fight by allowing counties to leverage resources and work collaboratively to effectively seek justice for victims of some of the most painful and heinous crimes.”