The California Senior Legislature has been working to improve the lives of seniors since 1981. This nonpartisan organization has sponsored over 200 new laws helping seniors with financial abuse, health care, the Silver Alert program and more.
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“Today’s attack on California laws and policies by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is another example of the Trump Administration’s divisive approach to governing. At a time when we should be working to unite America, this administration continues to sow the seeds of bigotry and hatred. California takes its responsibility to protect all our residents seriously. That responsibility is directly reflected in the collaboration we have had with law enforcement and others in developing legislation like SB 54, which DOES support coordination between local and federal law enforcement in regards to pursuing and prosecuting criminal activity. As we fight this legal action, we will stand with our immigrant communities and all Californians in an effort to protect everyone who makes a positive contribution to our state and our local communities.”
January 25, 2018 Contact: Susan Kennedy
For Immediate Release 916-319-2022 (W)
While I was not on the Assembly floor today, due to the recent arrival of our twin boys, I did watch Governor Brown's final State of the State address online as he reflected on his time in office and outlined his vision for a productive year ahead. Here is my official statement in reaction to the Governor’s address:
Sacramento – Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed 2018-19 budget earlier today and Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo) released the following statement in response:
The recently completed legislative session in Sacramento was one of the most productive and consequential in years. You can learn more about my signed bills and the signed bills that I co-authored here.