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
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:
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:
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.
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.
SACRAMENTO – The State’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board voted unanimously yesterday to adopt stricter safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment, whose committee held an informational hearing Tuesday with Cal/OSHA Chief Doug Parker and statewide stakeholders on safeguarding frontline workers during the pandemic, released a statement today in response to the new rule: