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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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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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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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Legislature Recap – May 2018

Legislative Update You know what they say — April policy committee votes bring May Appropriations suspense file fights! Just kidding, but May is upon us and that means that we have passed the first big legislative deadline. All non-urgency bills with a fiscal impact had to pass policy committees in the originating house by April […]

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Legislature Update – April 26, 2018

Legislature Update – April 26, 2018 Here is a recap of what happened to our priority bills in the legislature this week! For our full list of priority bills, click here. The deadline for fiscal bills to pass out of policy committee is tomorrow, April 27. These fiscal bills will head to Appropriations Committee next! […]

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