California First in the Nation to Mandate Public Notifications on Toxic Water with ‘Forever Chemicals’

(Sacramento) – Legislation that will require public water systems to notify consumers of the presence of toxic fluorinated chemical compounds was signed yesterday by Governor Gavin Newsom.  The bill, AB 756, introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), would require all public water systems to monitor the class of per and polyfluoroakyl substance (PFAS) chemica

Assemblywoman Garcia introduces legislation to reign in local government lobbying associations

SACRAMENTO – After numerous reports of inappropriate behavior during raucous events sponsored by the California Contract Cities Association, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia introduced legislation limiting how the associations- funded by monies from the local governments or special districts -can expend funds.  AB 315 limits the associations of local agencies or districts from using funds paid fro

CA Latino Caucus Foundation Awards Scholarships to Two Local Standouts

(Sacramento) –  The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) announced that 50 students across California have been selected to receive a 2019 CLLCF Scholarship, two of whom are from the 58th Assembly district. The Foundation has continued its commitment to helping students in California further their education.

Menstrual Tax Repeal Bill Advances

Gender Neutral Tax Code Urged in California, Third Time