SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) is actively working to enact Assembly Bill 2175, a bill that seeks to a provide tax rebates to low-income renters. Assemblyman Phil Ting (D – San Francisco) is a coauthor of the bill.
“California homeowners receive significant state and federal tax benefits, including the mortgage interest deduction and the homeowner’s exemption,” commented Daly. “It’s reasonable to provide renters, who may not be able to purchase a home, with some tax relief, too. Housing is a fundamental need for all California families.”
For the past ten years, the California State Assembly has honored survivors of the Holocaust during Holocaust Remembrance Week.
Assemblymember Tom Daly is proud to recognize Hetty Nihom, a Holocaust survivor and resident of Santa Ana, as the 2014 honoree.
Hetty Nihom was only a teenager when the Nazis invaded the Netherlands. Hetty and her family endured months in hiding before eventually being captured and sent to the Westerbork camp.
On April 10th, the Association of California Cities – Orange County presented Assemblyman Tom Daly with the Collaborative Lawmaker Award for his efforts to positively impact Orange County infrastructure through landmark transportation legislation, Assembly Bill 401.
Last year, Assemblyman Daly led the successful passage of this bill that enables an innovative, cost-savings approach to the $1.3 billion widening of Interstate 405 in Orange County. The Orange County Transportation Authority says this new law will save Orange County taxpayers approximately $100 million and speed up the project completion date by two to three years. Already, other regional transportation agencies have embraced this new law, leading to massive savings for taxpayers across the state.
The month of March marks "Women's History Month," a time of reflection and appreciation of women throughout history. To celebrate its importance, Assemblyman Tom Daly is pleased to honor the following women leaders of the 69th Assembly District.
69th Assembly District Woman of the Year: Irma Macias
Irma has been a longtime member of the Santa Ana community. Irma represents the Mid-City Neighborhood on the Santa Ana Communication Linkage Forum, a group of neighborhood leaders in Santa Ana. Irma is also a member of the Santa Ana Unified School District Bond Oversight Committee, where she ensures that funding for school facilities meet the criteria of voter-approved bond measures.
Sacramento – New legislation introduced by Assemblymember Tom Daly (D – Anaheim) is designed to establish a framework to provide appropriate oversight of groundwater contamination and cleanup conducted by the Orange County Water District (OCWD).
Assembly Bill 2712 requires OCWD to coordinate its cleanup efforts with an established state or regional water quality agency.
Assemblyman Daly had a blast at the Tet Parade in Little Saigon on February 1st. He greeted thousands of parade attendees, who came together to celebrate the New Year and the vibrant Vietnamese culture in Orange County.
(Sacramento) -- California State Assemblymember Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) rose on the Floor of the Assembly to honor the retirement of Orange County's first Vietnamese-American Superior Court Judge. The Honorable John Nho Trong Nguyen was a congressman in his native Vietnam. He came to the United States as a refugee in 1975. Nguyen earned an MBA at Cal Poly Pomona and then went on to receive his law degree from Western State University. Nguyen was appointed to the bench in July of 2000. Assemblymember Daly thanked Judge Nguyen for his service.
"I commend his outstanding judicial leadership and congratulate him on a well-earned retirement," said Assemblymember Daly.
Watch this Assembly Access Video to see Daly's entire presentation.
The City of Santa Ana, in partnership with local certified enrollment entities, will be sponsoring education and enrollment events in your community. Free assistance will be provided to sign up for health insurance under Covered California.
Assemblyman Tom Daly and Senator Lou Correa join Santa Ana residents in promoting a more walkable and healthier community in downtown Santa Ana. To see more photos, click here.
Joined by the Santa Ana City Council and Senator Lou Correa, Assemblyman Daly presented Judge Nguyen of Orange County Superior Court with an official resolution of the State Assembly. Judge Nguyen was the first appointed Vietnamese-American judge in Orange County.