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As Chair of the Assembly Aging and Long Term Care Committee, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), is having an informational hearing on Long Term Care and Support Services in Los Angeles on Wednesday, November 15th from 10am to Noon at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel. The Committee will gather information on the long term care resources available to Californians and listen as the public and experts provide stories on how long term care is working for caregivers and those being cared for. 



Monday, February 22, 2021

AB 1289 will help increase agricultural revenue and make California a leader in supplying and processing plant-based foods.

Friday, February 19, 2021

AB 1400 would guarantee comprehensive, high-quality health care for all Californians as a human right, leading the nation in the larger fight for health care justice

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

SACRAMENTO – California Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) today introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 857, ensuring that farm workers on the federal temporary agricultural workers program (H-2A visa) receive a comprehensive Spanish-language notice of their basic employment rights.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislative Progressive Caucus elected Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) to serve as its Chair for the 2021-2022 legislative session. He is joined by Vice Chairs, Assemblymembers Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) and Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles).

Thursday, February 4, 2021

If passed, California would be poised to become the first in the nation to require state procurement contracts to certify that operations and supply chains are not contributing to tropical or boreal deforestation

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), Chair of the Committee on Labor and Employment, responded today to President Joe Biden’s planned nomination of California Labor Secretary Julie Su to serve as the United States Deputy Secretary of Labor:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), author of last year’s Assembly Bill 3030 (AB 3030), released a statement today in response to President Joe Biden’s announcement to conserve 30 percent of U.S. land and 30 percent of its ocean waters by 2030, a plan known as “30 by 30” that also guided California’s AB 3030 and subsequent statewide executive order by Governor Gavin Newsom:

Friday, January 15, 2021

The legislation challenging racial bias in court cases would ensure the recently-signed Racial Justice Act can be applied retroactively for all Californians

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) has been newly appointed by Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) to serve on the Committee on Housing and Community Development and the Committee on Transportation for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. Kalra has also been re-appointed as Chair of the Committee on Labor and Employment.

Monday, December 7, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) on the first day of the 2021-22 Regular Session introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 1 (AJR 1) calling for the U.S. Congress to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. The federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security that has been mired in controversy over its culture of abuse, deceptive practices, and inhumane detention and deportation activities.