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4 CA Gun Bills That Take Aim At Manufacturers, Advertisers

Golden State lawmakers are pushing for change after a mass shooting killed 19 children at an elementary school in Texas. What to Know.
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CALIFORNIA — Legislators are calling for sweeping change after the deadliest school shooting in a decade killed 19 children and two adults in Texas last week.

Less than 24 hours after the shooting, Gov. Gavin Newsom joined state Democrats in vowing to pass a suite of 12 gun restricting bills. The Golden State has some of the toughest laws against firearms in the nation, and researchers have said they work.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Wildfire Prevention and Utility Accountability Bills pass the State Assembly

AB 2083 prohibits utilities from passing on the costs of at-fault legal settlements to ratepayers and AB 2070 requires utilities to notify local fire districts of planned controlled burns and other high-risk “hot” work

Sacramento CA – Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan passed her Wildfire Prevention and Utility Accountability legislative package off the Assembly floor.

Readout of White House Meeting with State Legislative Leaders on Reproductive Rights

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Today, White House Gender Policy Council Director Jennifer Klein and White House Intergovernmental Affairs Director Julie Chavez Rodriguez chaired a meeting with state legislative leaders on protecting access to reproductive health care. This important discussion follows the passage of proactive reproductive rights measures in at least 10 states so far in the 2022 legislative session, including in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, and Washington.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Statement on Draft SCOTUS Opinion

ORINDA, CA - Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Reproductive Health released the following statement regarding the Politico story on the Supreme Court’s impending decision on Roe v. Wade:

 

Brook Street Park Dedicated Following Renovations

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LAMORINDA, CA — Lafayette's Brook Street Park looked more like Brook Street Airport on Monday.

The city on Monday reopened the newly-renovated park, with Assembly member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, Lafayette Mayor Teresa Gerringer and members of the Lafayette Parks, Trails and Recreation Commission attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The celebration of the cozy community park had an airport theme. Attendees got pretzels and "Lafayette Airlines" pins.