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California Racial Justice Act for All Signed Into Law

AB 256 will allow those with prior, racially biased convictions to seek justice

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.

Racial Justice Act for All Passes California Legislature

AB 256 would allow those with prior, racially biased convictions to seek justice

SACRAMENTO–Today, AB 256, the Racial Justice Act for All, passed its final hurdle in the Legislature and will be sent to Governor Newsom.

Assemblymember Ash Kalra Secures Key State Investments for San José

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: