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Thursday, May 31 2018

Sacramento, CA – A measure by that would prohibit the practice of paying signature gatherers on a per-signature basis, was approved by the California State Senate today. Senate Bill (SB) 1394, authored by Fullerton Democrat Josh Newman, passed the Senate on a 24-13 vote.

Press Release

Thursday, May 31 2018

Sacramento, CA – A measure to allow California drivers to order a DMV license plate with their favorite California professional sports team logo, was approved by the California State Senate today. Senate Bill (SB) 1189 would require revenues from the sports license plate to be used to fund operations and maintenance of state parks.

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Wednesday, May 30 2018

Sacramento, CA – Today, the State Senate unanimously approved a measure by Fullerton Senator Josh Newman that would allow military families who relocate to California to drive for Transportation Network Companies, like Lyft and Uber, with a valid out-of-state driver’s license.  Currently, TNC drivers in California must possess a California driver’s license, creating obstacles for military families who wish to participate in the rideshare economy.

Press Release

Wednesday, May 30 2018

Sacramento, CA – A measure by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) that would allow drivers to choose the photo which goes on their California state driver’s license, passed the California State Senate today on a 34-3 vote.

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Tuesday, May 22 2018

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Wednesday, May 16 2018

 

Brea/Diamond Bar, CA– On Wednesday, the California Transportation Commission announced that a total of $87.7 million in Trade Corridor Enhancement Program grants was awarded to Senate District 29 for two critical infrastructure improvement projects. Diamond Bar was awarded $22 million to provide relief for the Route 57-60 confluence and Brea was awarded $65.7 million for improvements to the Route 57 Lambert Road Interchange.

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Monday, May 14 2018

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Thursday, May 10 2018

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Monday, May 7 2018

 

Sacramento, CA – A measure to help expedite infrastructure projects and save taxpayers money by creating efficiencies, passed the Senate Appropriations Committee today. Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) authored Senate Bill (SB) 1262, which will help achieve some of the original mandates of Senate Bill 1, to save taxpayer money on infrastructure projects and use that savings to invest in further maintenance and rehabilitation of our States roadways.

In the News

Monday, April 30 2018

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Driving while using a cell phone may now add a point to your driving record.