Press Release

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Moments ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom made history by signing into law two landmark bills: one banning the sale and production of all new fur products in California, and another prohibiting the trophy hunting of bobcats in his state.

California, a trendsetter in animal welfare and in fashion, is the first state in the nation to pass a ban on the sales of fur, and we applaud Gov. Newsom and the state’s lawmakers for recognizing that California citizens do not want their state’s markets to contribute to the demand for fur products. The fur industry causes the suffering and death of more than 100 million animals worldwide each year, and animals on fur factory farms are forced to live in cramped, wire-bottom cages, deprived of the ability to engage in natural behaviors, before being cruelly killed by gassing or electrocution.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Due to potential wildfire inducing conditions, PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) warning for portions of California. You can check if your address will be impacted by the PSPS here. My office is in constant communication with PG&E as well as cities, school districts, public safety agencies and utilities in our district. While the exact locations of the possible shut off are still to be determined depending on conditions, it’s important to do several things to prepare:

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation authored by Assemblymember Kamlager-Dove to incorporate implicit bias training into continued education for healthcare professionals, lawyers and judges (D-Los Angeles).

Kamlager-Dove’s Assembly Bill 241 requires implicit bias training as a component of continued medical education (CME) for licensees under the Medical Board, Physician Assistant Board and Board of Registered Nursing.

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