Assembly District 16 Lunch Programs During School Closures

The following School Districts in Assembly District 16 have announced lunch programs during school closures.

We will continue to update this if there is a change in locations or more districts announce programs.    

PG&E jolted by billions in quarterly losses amid wildfire costs, sees exit from bankruptcy

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By George Avalos / Bay Area News Group

Utility suffers $3.6 billion fourth-quarter loss, $3.8 billion in wildfire expenses

PG&E posted a $3.62 billion loss for the final three months of 2019, but the embattled utility said Tuesday it’s on track to emerge from a bankruptcy quagmire linked to its liabilities for a string of lethal wildfires.

Tucked away in its multiple disclosures related to its financial results was the revelation of a new plan to spend $37 billion to $41 billion over the next five years in “infrastructure investments.”

Bill Introduced to Expand Enforcement Powers Over Utilities

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By Bay City News / NBC Bay Area 

The Utility Accountability and Wildfire Prevention Act of 2020 would hold utility companies accountable when their equipment is found to have started a wildfire.

A group of state legislators and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced the introduction of a bill Tuesday that would give the state attorney general and local district attorneys the power to reprimand utility companies for failure to comply with safety regulations.

Bill Introduced To Expand Enforcement Powers Over Utilities

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By Bay City News Service / SF Gate

A group of state legislators and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced the introduction of a bill Tuesday that would give the state attorney general and local district attorneys the power to reprimand utility companies for failure to comply with safety regulations.

What More can California do on Abortion Access?

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By Hannah Wiley / Sacramento Bee

While southern states are working to dismantle Roe v. Wade in their own capitols, California lawmakers revealed on Wednesday their plan to expand abortion care and access in the Golden State.

A crew of about a dozen Democrats and advocates, donned in pink clothing, joined Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California for a press conference announcing a 2020 reproductive healthcare package.

The four proposals include:

Expanding Medi-Cal’s family planning services to include the HPV vaccine