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Thursday, June 14, 2018

For Immediate Release - June 14, 2018 - 916-319-2022 (W) 

Sacramento – “Today, the California State Legislature passed its eighth on-time balanced budget in as many years. As Speaker pro Tem and a member of the Assembly Budget Committee, I am proud of the hard work done by all of the budget sub-committees, the two house conference committees in cooperation with Governor Brown and his staff.

The 2018-19 budget is fiscally prudent. The contributions this budget allocates to the Rainy Day fund brings its total to the maximum of $16 billion. This budget also creates a new reserve fund, the Budget Deficit Savings Account which was first proposed in the Assembly, providing even more savings to help us ride out future economic downturns.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin asked the State Assembly to pass his Assembly Bill 3110. The measure will create a Board of Athletic Training to register athletic trainers and reserves the athletic trainer title for those who are nationally certified. “Athletic trainers are health care professionals who are often charged with managing serious medical conditions,” said Assemblymember Mullin. “This is long overdue.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

For Immediate Release - Contact: Susan Kennedy

May 31, 2018 - 916-319-2022 (W)

Mullin’s Social Media DISCLOSE Act Clears the Assembly Floor

Sacramento – AB 2188, the Social Media DISCLOSE Act has cleared the State Assembly and now moves to the Senate on a 58-7* bi-partisan vote. AB 2188 will extend current campaign finance disclosure requirements to political ads appearing on social media platforms.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin’s (D-San Mateo) measure (Assembly Bill 2188) to require discloser of who pays for political ads on social media has passed the Assembly. AB 2188 is also known as the Social Media DISCLOSE Act. “As most of us are well aware, with increasing frequency, people are getting their news and information via social media,” Assemblymember Mullin said as he presented the bill to the Assembly.

Monday, May 14, 2018

(Sacramento)  - Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo) has released his May edition of his 2018 Capitol Connection video, keeping residents of the 22nd Assembly District informed of the latest developments and activities in Sacramento. This issue highlights the state budget process, transparency in elections with the Social Media DISCLOSE Act, and a number of transportation projects that will benefit our community. To see the video version of Speaker Pro Tem Mullin’s Capitol Connection watch the Assembly Access  Video.

Friday, May 11, 2018

“Governor Brown’s revised budget reflects his trademark inclination to save and his commitment to leave the most responsible budget he can to the next Governor. I am pleased to see that the revised budget addresses the effects of poverty by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit, health care funding, along with increases in child care and early education provider rates.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assembly Speaker Pro Tem, Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo) joins San Mateo County’s transportation agencies and major employers to laud the California Transportation Commission (CTC)’s recommendation to fund a major congestion-relief project along California State Highway 101 through San Mateo County.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

(Sacramento)– Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo) presented his measure, Assembly Bill 2188, known as the Social Media DISCLOSE Act, to force disclosure requirements in social media political ads to the Assembly Elections and Reapportionment Committee. “As voters are exposed to political advertisements while they scroll through their social media feeds, it is imperative that disclosure requirements also apply to online platforms,” Mullin said.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

(Sacramento) - Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin is taking aim at the disclosure requirements in social media political ads in 2018.  AB 2188, the Social Media DISCLOSE Act, seeks to extend rules that apply to other forms of media, by requiring the disclosure of the true funders of political ads presented on social media.

“We need to do more on the social media side to identify who is actually paying for political ads on the various platforms,” Mullin said. 

Reveal Hidden Money - AB 2188

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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