Press Releases & Statements

 

Sacramento, Calif. — Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Responsible Battery Recycling Act today as part of a larger climate action package.




Sacramento, Calif. — Legislation to improve access to rental housing for California’s low-income pet owners has been signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 971, authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), will require that all new housing financed through the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program is pet-inclusive.




Sacramento, Calif. Legislation to address the rise in harassment of election workers was approved by the California State Legislature today. SB 1131, authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), will protect workers in California by providing them with the option to keep their home addresses confidential.




Sacramento, Calif. — Legislation to establish a workforce corps focused on restoration and climate resiliency along the California Coast was approved Tuesday by the California State Legislature. SB 1036, authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), will direct the California Conservation Corps to create the California Ocean Corps over a four-year period, through grants to local conversation groups in coastal counties.




Sacramento, Calif. — A bill to increase the availability of pet-friendly housing for California’s low-income renters passed the California State Legislature. SB 971, authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), will expand pet-inclusive policies for housing financed through the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program.




Sacramento, Calif. — State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) announced today that his district budget priorities were included and fully funded in the 2022-23 California State Budget.




SACRAMENTO – Members of the legislative Vaccine Work Group have been advocating for cohesive and comprehensive, evidenced-based policies in the 2022-23 Budget to strengthen the state’s ability to respond to public health emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.