AB 3131 Vetoed by Governor Brown

We are devastated to share the news that on Thursday, 9/29 Governor Brown vetoed AB 3131, which would have held law enforcement accountable to their communities when they wanted to get military-grade weapons. In his veto message, he said that AB 3131 was “overbroad” and “creates an unnecessary bureaucratic hurdle” for law enforcement. We strongly […]

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November 2018 CA Ballot Propositions Voter Guide

November 2018 CA Ballot Propositions Voter Guide Do you remember being overwhelmed by the six-page ballot with 17 statewide ballot propositions in 2016? We do! As fellow Californians, we know how difficult it can be to find the time to become a well-informed voter, especially when there are multiple different policies on the table to […]

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AB 84: Dumping money into politics in California

AB 84: Dumping money into politics in California Indivisible CA: StateStrong, many Indivisible groups around the state, and all progressive good government organizations oppose AB 84 (Mullin), that would allow party legislative leadership the ability to create new campaign committees and give those committees unfettered power to direct unlimited funds to state candidate campaigns. The bill will […]

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How to Research a Bill Using LegInfo

How to Research a Bill Using LegInfo Contents Search Text Status History Votes Bill Analysis Search You can look up your favorite bill by its number at bit.ly/CAbillsearch. Type the bill number into the input area and click Search. If you are searching for a bill from a previous legislative session, change the Session Year […]

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Legislative Update – July 2018

The California legislature is on summer recess until August. But before they left, there was a flurry of activity to meet a critical deadline: policy committees had to pass all bills to either the Appropriations Committee or to the floor of the current house. Of the priority bills that we are following, the majority passed […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 7/2

Upcoming committee hearing dates This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing agenda. Priority bills AB 3 – Bonta, Rob (D, AD 18) – Raises age to 21 for buying a gun and prohibits anyone from buying more than one gun per […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 6/18 and beyond

Upcoming committee hearing dates The next important legislative deadline is Friday, June 22. That’s the last day for bills to pass out of policy committees, so it’s going to be a busy two weeks! This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 6/11 and beyond

Upcoming committee hearing dates This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing agenda. Priority bills AB 1775 – Muratsuchi, Al (D, AD 66) – Prohibits the development of new oil pipelines and other infrastructure in coastal waters controlled by the California State […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 6/4 and beyond

Upcoming committee hearing dates The following hearings are happening this month. If you care about these bills and your rep is on the committee, call your rep! This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing agenda. Priority bills AB 3 – Bonta, […]

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