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Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Bills to Protect Abortion and Menstrual Health Data Signed into Law

AB 352 prevents medical records of abortion care from being automatically shared out of state. AB 254 prevents apps from selling menstrual and sexual health data.

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Newsom signed AB 352 and AB 254, authored by Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan. AB 352 is a precedent-setting measure to prevent abortion information from being automatically shared via health information exchanges. AB 254 prevents period apps from selling menstrual health data.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Assists TOGETHER Bay Area in Acquiring State Coastal Conservancy Grant

The grant would support a 5-year project to advance conservation planning to support regional biodiversity and climate resilience.

Sacramento, CA – The California State Coastal Conservancy has recently announced that TOGETHER Bay Area—a coalition of nonprofits, Native tribes, government agencies, and businesses—would receive $1,100,000 in grant funding to support conservation planning in the Bay Area by updating the Conservation Lands Network.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Assists San Ramon Police Department in Securing $5.6 Million Grant to Combat Organized Retail Theft

The grant will help the Police Department in enhance their camera network and implement an Organized Retail Theft Suppression Team.

Sacramento, CA – The State of California Board of State and Community Corrections announced that the San Ramon Police Department would receive $5,616,613 in grant funding to fight organized retail theft, alongside 37 other law enforcement agencies statewide.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Moves 13 Ambitious Bills to the Governor’s Desk

At the final deadline to pass legislation, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan has successfully passed 13 bills highlighting AD16 priorities to the Governor’s desk.

Sacramento, CA – Upon the conclusion of the 2023 legislative session, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer Kahan (D-Orinda) has successfully achieved passage of 13 bills through the California Legislature.

California sues crisis pregnancy centers over ‘abortion pill reversal’ claims

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In its continued battle to bulletproof the right to abortion, California is suing two major anti-abortion groups over claims made about the viability of “abortion pill reversal,” Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Thursday.

Heartbeat International, a national anti-abortion group, and RealOptions Obria, a chain that operates five crisis pregnancy centers in Northern California, both promote services to “reverse” the medication abortion process. Bonta is suing both groups in Alameda Superior Court under the state’s False Advertising and Unfair Competition laws.

Officials Will Collect Public Feedback To Decide the Uses of Tesla Park

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LIVERMORE — Two years after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill to preserve Tesla Park in eastern Alameda County, the California Department of Parks and Recreation is just beginning the public process to decide what to do with the 3,100 acres that environmentalists and others sought to protect for decades.

A recently established website — alamedateslaplan.com — said it could take up to five years before the park is completed and opened to the public. Currently, the park remains closed.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Bill to Protect Abortion Data Passes the Legislature

AB 352 prevents automatic sharing of health information related to abortion through medical records.

Sacramento, CA – AB 352 authored by Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan has passed the California State Assembly concurrence and is headed to the governor’s desk. AB 352 is a precedent-setting measure to protect information about abortion from being automatically shared between states via health information exchanges.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan’s Bill to Protect Abortion Data Passes the Legislature

AB 352 prevents automatic sharing of health information related to abortion through medical records.

Sacramento, CA – AB 352 authored by Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan has passed the California State Assembly concurrence and is headed to the governor’s desk. AB 352 is a precedent-setting measure to protect information about abortion from being automatically shared between states via health information exchanges.

As states move on AI, tech lobbyists are swarming in

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Lobbyists for the tech industry are hedging their bets as Washington gears up to consider new AI laws this fall — not just pressuring Congress, but also fanning out to state capitals to stave off more serious restrictions nationwide.