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Bauer-Kahan's 'pink tax' bill passes off Assembly floor


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.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Introduces Bill to Protect Reproductive Health Care Providers & Patients

AB 1666 would protect Californians from civil liability for providing or obtaining abortion care

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.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Celebrates Historic Budget

The governor’s proposed budget includes extensive funding for mental health support, reproductive healthcare, and drought mitigation

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.

State grant to improve safety near East Bay school


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.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan and City of Lafayette Leaders Announce $238,000 Budget Win for “Safe Route to Acalanes High School” Project

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan and City Leaders announce funding has been secured for a protected pathway for pedestrians and bicyclists

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

Governor Newsom Launches ​​Governor’s Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education, Highlights Support for Diverse Communities


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.