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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. 

 

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Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2542 (AB 2542), also known as the California Racial Justice Act, which will assert civil rights in the California court system and address racial discrimination that leads to unfair convictions and sentencing, has passed out of the Senate on a 26-10 vote. The bill’s author, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), released the following statement:

Friday, August 7, 2020

The California Racial Justice Act will prohibit the use of race, ethnicity or national origin in sentencing and convictions

Monday, March 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) released a statement today in support of Assembly Bill 828 (AB 828) by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco). He is a joint author of the measure, which imposes a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures on residents facing economic hardship due to COVID-19:

Thursday, February 20, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), author of Assembly Bill 59, which added college campuses as criteria for consideration of vote center locations, released the following statement today in response to the vote center at San José State University that will open Saturday:

Thursday, January 9, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) today responded to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement proposing the establishment of an Office of Health Care Affordability:

Friday, September 18, 2020
Monday, July 6, 2020

The California Racial Justice Act will prohibit the use of race, ethnicity or national origin to seek or obtain convictions or sentences

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), author of Assembly Bill 2542 (AB 2542), also known as the California Racial Justice Act, was joined by advocates to urge support for the landmark bill addressing racial discrimination in criminal sentencing and convictions.

Friday, June 19, 2020
Monday, May 11, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) released a statement today on Assembly Bill (AB) 2002, the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, which will not be set for a hearing in a policy committee this year. AB 2002 would have required state procurement contracts comprised of forest-risk to certify that their operations and their supply chains are not contributing to tropical deforestation and to put in place a “No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation” (NDPE) policy:

Friday, May 1, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) released a statement today in support of workers at Amazon facilities across the state: