Building on legislative work that started more than a quarter century ago, a proposed bill by Tri-Valley Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) that would ban charging more for goods marketed to women was unanimously passed off the Assembly floor last week.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer Kahan’s (D-Orinda) bill eliminating the “Pink Tax” on goods marketed to women has passed off the Assembly floor.
Sacramento CA – Today, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan introduced AB 1666 to protect anyone sued for providing, receiving, or helping someone get abortion care, from civil liability. On the steps of the Capitol, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan joined with the Legislative Women’s Caucus to celebrate the 49th anniversary of the Roe v.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan celebrates Governor Newsom’s forward thinking and health-centered budget. With historic investments in behavioral and reproductive healthcare, this budget listens to vulnerable groups and takes precedent-setting steps to protect them.
It’s a new year and several California laws went into effect Jan. 1 that benefit the LGBTQ community.
Here’s a rundown on the legislation.
LAFAYETTE — Following the death of a crossing guard outside Stanley Middle School and increased awareness of the need to promote traffic safety, Lafayette officials have secured state money to design a path for students to make their way to Acalanes High School — an action that residents have asked for years.
When it’s done, the new pathway will provide people with a safe way to walk or bicycle around the school, especially during commute times, supporters say.
Lafayette, CA – Today, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda), and City of Lafayette Councilmembers gathered to announce the acquisition of funds from the 2021-2022 California State Budget to begin the design of Lafayette’s important Safe Route to Acalanes High School
LOS ANGELES – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the launch of the Governor’s Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education during a visit to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. The newly created Council will be tasked with identifying instructional resources to teach students across California about the Holocaust and other acts of genocide and provide young people with the tools necessary to recognize and respond to on-campus instances of anti-Semitism and bigotry.
On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a package of consumer financial protection legislation to expand consumer rights and increase transparency, protecting Californians from scams and unscrupulous practices in automatic renewal subscriptions, debt settlement and collection and other financial services.
The California governor signed two laws that aim to protect the privacy of abortion providers and their patients, declaring the state to be a “reproductive freedom state” and drawing a sharp contrast with Texas and its efforts to limit the procedure.