Press Release

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

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:

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: