Press Releases

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Announces her 2019 Asian Pacific Islander of the Year Awardees

Monday, July 15, 2019

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) announced her Asian Pacific Islander of the Year award winners for the 16th Assembly District: Hon. Andy Li and Ms. Kyoko Takayama. Both honorees have a long record of service to their communities in District 16 and are role-models for Asian Pacific Islander civic engagement. Through their work, they have promoted civic engagement and electoral participation within the growing API community.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan and Louis and Joanne Giorgi Urge Passage of Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Act to Help End Deadly Food Allergy Exposures

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan and Louis and Joanne Giorgi Urge Passage of Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Act to Help End Deadly Food Allergy Exposures

AB 1532 honors 13yr-old Natalie Giorgi who passed away from deadly allergen exposure at summer camp


Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Giorgi Family and Taylor Family Foundation to hold press conference tomorrow in Livermore

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

(Sacramento)- Tomorrow, June 26th Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) will hold a press conference at Camp Arroyo to highlight AB 1532 and the dangers of deadly food allergen contaminations at summer camps and restaurants. Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan has introduced AB 1532 -The Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Act, this legislative session in honor of Natalie Giorgi, a 13 year old who tragically passed away due to a severe reaction to a peanut allergy while at a summer camp.

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Passes Her First Legislative Package from the Assembly to the Senate

Thursday, May 30, 2019

(Sacramento) – Today, as the California State Assembly wrapped up work around the significant legislative milestone of “house of origin” deadline, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) announced the successful passage of her legislative package from the Assembly to the Senate.

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Passes First Bills off the Assembly Floor Focusing on Gun Safety and Protections for Human Trafficking Victims

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

AB 1735 & AB 1292 received unanimous, bipartisan support and  head to the Senate for consideration

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) passed the first two bills of her freshman legislative session out of the Assembly unanimously. These bills focus on gun safety and expanding protections for human trafficking victims.

“I’m thrilled to have such overwhelming support from my colleagues on my very first bills heard on the Assembly Floor. California is one step closer to giving much needed protections to human trafficking victims and to closing significant loopholes in the current practice on how firearms are transferred” said Bauer-Kahan.

Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan Passes Her First 2 Bills out of Committee with Unanimous and Bipartisan Support

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) successfully passed her 2 first bills out of committee yesterday, a notable milestone in her first legislative session, with broad bipartisan support. AB 1735 and 807 passed unanimously out of the Judiciary and Human Services committees respectively.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

(Sacramento) - Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D 16) announced the first hearings of the newly created Select Committee on Women’s Reproductive Health will focus on the federal government’s attack on reproductive health.