(Bell Gardens) – Yesterday Governor Gavin Newsom visited Bell Gardens and signed SB 158, which reforms the Depart-ment of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). SB 158 starts high-level actions to reset DTSC into a department that is more transparent, accountable, and more protective of public health.
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"Dear Chair Salas:
"(Sacramento) –Today Lawmakers passed SB 158, which reforms the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). SB 158 starts high-level actions to reset DTSC into a department that is more transparent, accountable, and more protective of public health.
"Dear Honorable Gavin Newsom:
(Sacramento)–Yesterday, California State Assemblymembers voted overwhelmingly in favor of modernizing and equalizing California’s spousal rape law.
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SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles), and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) released the following statements today regarding the proposed funding in Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget to clean the former Exide battery plant in Vernon.
"On behalf of the communities I serve in Southeast Los Angeles County (SELA), I respectfully submit this request for $60 million over two years for a Southeast Los Angeles universal basic income pilot program to give direct financial relief to working people in one of the most underserved, underfunded, and impacted communities.
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