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New Tax on Gun Manufacturers and Dealers Advances to Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, the California State Senate Appropriations Committee voted to advance Assembly Bill (AB) 28, a landmark measure that would impose an 11 percent excise tax on the sale of guns and ammunition by gun manufacturers and dealers. Having...

Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo 2023 Legislative Round-Up

SACRAMENTO - “Late last Thursday evening the Assembly wrapped up legislative business for the first of its two year session. Nearly 1100 bills were sent to the Governor this year. He has until October 14 to sign or veto.

The Social Housing Act Heads To Governor’s Desk

AB 309, authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, is off to the Governor’s desk after passing in the Assembly. “I’m so proud of how far we’ve come ever since I introduced California’s first social housing legislation in 2021,” Lee said. “AB 309 represents the...