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(Carpinteria, CA) –After months of legislating on state water conservation and actively helping to fund programs to protect our precious water resources, California State Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) recently landscaped his own backyard with native and drought tolerant plants and materials. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn how Assemblymember Williams is doing his part to make his home more water sustainable.
(Carpinteria, CA) – With the end of the drought nowhere in sight and after months of legislating on state water conservation, Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) is urging constituents to do their part to protect water resources. Williams is attempting to lead by example, by recently landscaping his own backyard with native and drought tolerant plants and materials. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn how Assemblymember Williams is doing his part to make his home more water sustainable: Watch the video here:
AB 1985 Aims To Improve Opportunities For Underserved Students
SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) wants California Community Colleges to develop a uniform policy for awarding general education credit for students who pass an Advanced Placement (AP) exam with a minimum score of three.
AB 1985 would require the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) in conjunction with the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) to develop and adopt a uniform policy to award credit for general education courses to a student who passes an AP exam with a minimum score of three. The Assembly approved the bill today in Sacramento by a vote of 66-2.
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) issued the following statement today regarding the indictment of Plains All American Pipeline:
“I am pleased the Grand Jury is holding Plains All American Pipeline accountable and I commend local, state and federal law enforcement for working so tirelessly over the past year to investigate the incident and compile evidence. It was clear from the timeline that was uncovered at the joint oversight hearing my Committee held with Senator Jackson’s Select Committee that immediate notification requirements were not followed.
AB 1564 Designed To Improve 9-1-1- Emergency Dispatch System
SACRAMENTO — A bill designed to make people safer when they call 9-1-1 from a cell phone has won unanimous approval from the California State Assembly.
Depending on your cell phone carrier, if a person on a cell phone calls 9-1-1 from downtown Santa Barbara, the call may be routed to the Ventura CHP center, 30 miles south. A landline call from the same location will go directly to the local police department dispatch center without delay.
Assembly Bill 1564 specifies that a call from a cell device result in 9-1-1 calls being routed to the responsible responding jurisdiction that covers the location of the call origination point.