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Friday, December 4, 2020

Sacramento (CA) – With additional measures to slow the recent surge in Coronavirus cases, the State also announced new resources for California businesses.

“We can’t afford to wait around for the president and congress to provide relief for thousands of small businesses,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “I thank Governor Newsom for his leadership, and look forward to working with my colleagues in the legislature to continue supporting small businesses that are the lifeblood of our economy,” said Holden.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Pasadena, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) today announced the availability of applications for the 2021 Young Legislators Program. Now in its sixth year, the Young Legislators Program, offers high school seniors in the 41st Assembly District a front row seat to the public policy and political arena.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Sacramento, CA – The  California State Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy Committee announced the retirement of Chief Consultant, Mary McDonald, effective November 3, 2020. Laura Shybut will assume the position of Chief Consultant on December 1, 2020.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Newsom signed landmark legislation that requires diversity on corporate boards in California. The bill, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes and Senator Ben Hueso 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.

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.