Category Archives: Legislation

Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke’s Bipartisan Bill to lift 1 million California Children Out of Poverty Advances

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LOS ANGELES – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke advanced her landmark bill Wednesday, April 26th, to provide a comprehensive framework for economic, education, social service, health care and human service programs and innovations to help lift an estimated California’s 1-million children out of poverty.  Some critics argue this framework is a “stealthy threat” to Prop 13 which reduced property […]


Asm. Autumn Burke sponsors insurance bill that could hurt consumers

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A California bill up for an Assembly committee hearing Wednesday would allow methodologically ludicrous insurer surveys to count as a “good faith” effort to determine a labor rate.  Assembly Bill 1679 essentially gives a stamp of approval to all of the bad behavior the California Department of Insurance recently sought to check.


Melendez Calls on Attorney General to Investigate Political ‘Quid Pro Quo’ in Passage of Gas Tax

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Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) sent an official letter to California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra calling for an investigation of apparent quid pro quo-inspired vote trading, in order to pass Senate Bill 1, possibly violating several state and federal laws.

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