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I hope you and your family are doing well in these difficult times. I wanted to take an opportunity and provide you with an update on what the State is doing to address the COVID-19 epidemic and the resources available for you.

On March 16, the California State Legislature passed a $1.1 billion dollar Budget package to bolster the State’s response to both medical needs of people with the virus and help implement drastic mitigation efforts necessary to deal with the pandemic.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California passed the Senate Floor. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California passed the Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s police reform legislation, AB 1022, passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee today with a 5-1 vote. The bill establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 1022, that establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. If passed, a police officer’s “Duty to Intercede” would include physically stopping the excessive use of force.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

 

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden and Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author, introduced Assembly Bill 979, legislation that requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, AB 2983, that would strengthen regulations around automatic refills for prescription medication passed the Assembly Floor.

“We need to put patients’ health first,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “The practice of automatic refills should be driven by what is best for the patient, not profitability for pharmacies.”

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California State Assembly passed ACA 5 authored by Assemblymember Shirley Weber and co-authored by Assemblymember Chris Holden that would amend California’s Constitution by repealing provisions of Proposition 209. Assemblymember Chris Holden issued the following statement: