I am proud to announce that the Legislature overwhelmingly passed a $330 million Entertainment Tax Credit to bring "below the line" and post-production jobs back home! Read More
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SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian today announced that $200,000 in tax credits was awarded to Sentry Control Systems, LCC in Van Nuys. With the support of the tax credit, Sentry Control Systems will add 35 additional full time employees in the 46th Assembly District through the California Competes Tax Credit program.
“I am thrilled Sentry Control Systems has received a $200,000 tax credit to help them expand their excellent local business. I will continue fighting for small businesses in Sacramento,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.
Caltrans Establishes New Rules for Setting Yellow-Light Times; Creating Safer Streets
Sherman Oaks (CA) – For all those motorists struck with the dilemma of slamming on the breaks or potentially running a red light, there is good news! Thanks to the efforts of Assemblymember Nazarian, Caltrans released its California Traffic Control Device Manual with updates to increase yellow light timing up to .05-.07 of a second by using the actual speed of flowing traffic rather than the posted speed limit in state engineering calculations.
46th District Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian marks successful year in the California Legislature.
Sacramento (CA) – Last week, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian marked the end of a very successful and highly productive year in the California State Assembly. The Assemblymember passed nine bills from both the Assembly and State Senate; three of which have already been signed into law.
“This session, we reaffirmed California as a leader of forward-thinking policy. We passed vital legislation to help our film and aerospace industries become competitive and bring jobs back home. We passed a landmark ban on single-use plastic bags and passed the first ever kill switch for smartphones – protecting consumers from identity and property theft. We also passed legislation providing paid sick days and ensuring rental units remain affordable to help hard working families,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Could the popular Orange Line buses in the San Fernando Valley be replaced by light-rail trains? A bill signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown has opened up that possibility. And that opens up the debate over whether the highly popular busway might be converted into a light-rail line.
While the Orange Line is popular, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said whether it's with the current buses or with a new light rail, there is room for improvement.
Governor signs legislation to allow a Continuous Revenue Fund in the State Budget
Sacramento (CA) – On July 9th, Governor Brown signed AB 1625 to establish a continuous Special Revenue Fund within the state budget, for the California Arts Council (CAC). AB 1625 authored by Assembly Member Nazarian (D- Sherman Oaks) allows the CAC to properly leverage private and public donations and more effectively finance special arts projects throughout the state.
Under the Arts Council’s statutory authority, the CAC is able to receive gifts and donations. In order to receive donations the CAC must first request and the Department of Finance (DOF) must approve a Special Deposit Fund account where these donations can be stored.
Governor signs legislation to allow Light Rail on the Orange Line
Sacramento (CA) – Today, Governor Brown signed AB 577 to allow the installation of above-ground rail transit along the Los Angeles Metro Orange Line. AB 577 authored by Assembly Member Nazarian (D- Sherman Oaks) provides the flexibility needed to address the growing demands of public transportation in the Greater San Fernando Valley.
Assembly Member Nazarian notes, "By repealing the ban of light rail installation along the Orange Line, AB 577 allows the Valley to take the first step toward a 21st Century transit system, which will lead to greater connectivity to the red line and other transportation lines, throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley."
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power wants you to know that there are phone scammers that have been deceiving LADWP customers into paying non-existent water and power bills with threats of immediate service shut off.