SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Newsom signed AB 655, the California Law Enforcement Accountability (CLEAR) Act, authored by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) and sponsored by San Jose State University Human Rights Institute (SJSU HRI) and California Faculty Association (CFA).
SACRAMENTO–Yesterday, AB 256, the California Racial Justice Act for All, was signed by Governor Newsom. AB 256 will allow persons with convictions or judgements prior to January 1, 2021 to petition the court and seek relief if racial bias was proven to be present in their case.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Kalra, California Secretary for Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot, special districts, and community groups launched a new partnership to help achieve the state’s “30x30” goal.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday, AB 2300, authored by Assemblymember Kalra, was signed into law by Governor Newsom. AB 2300 will prevent Californian workers from having to choose between the wellbeing of their families and their right to not be abused or harassed at work.
SACRAMENTO–Today, AB 256, the Racial Justice Act for All, passed its final hurdle in the Legislature and will be sent to Governor Newsom.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday, AB 2167, authored by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) passed the California Legislature and will be sent to Governor Newsom. AB 2167 would require courts presiding over a criminal matter to consider alternatives to incarceration which includes, but is not limited to, diversion programs, restorative justice, and probation.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José) presented San José Mayor Sam Liccardo and other City officials with a commemorative check of $10 million to support the City of San José’s Vision Zero strategy, a traffic safety initiative to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on roadways.
SACRAMENTO – Last week, the State Legislature approved budget bills that included requests championed by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José). District budget requests can be found in AB 178 (Ting), signed by Governor Newsom June 30th, and outlined below: