Press Release

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sacramento, CA – In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Webster’s Community Pharmacy as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Webster’s owners Meredith and Michael Miller received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association.

“When it comes to a small business making a positive impact in the community, you couldn’t find anyone better than Webster’s Community Pharmacy,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Holden’s Funding Request for Developmental Disability Community Approved

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget, the final agreement between the legislature and Governor Jerry Brown.  Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Assembly Bill 2918, requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to include information in the California Driver’s Handbook regarding a person’s civil rights during a traffic stop, passed in the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing today. The new information provided in the Driver’s Handbook will be determined by a group of stakeholders convened by the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Sacramento – For the 41st Assembly District’s 2018 “Nonprofit of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor the Flintridge Center, a nonprofit organization based in Pasadena that supports formerly incarcerated adults and at-risk youth to break the cycle of poverty and violence through community planning, innovation and action.

“It is my pleasure to recognize the Flintridge Center as the 41st Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year,” said Assemblymember Holden. “Working with a network of service providers and public agencies to change lives, Flintridge Center’s successful reintegration services should be modeled throughout the state.”

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, Assembly Bill 3146, that would have created transparency measures on pollution from idle and abandoned oil and gas wells that are located in close proximity to homes and businesses, was killed by the oil lobby last week.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill to study transit pass programs for students, Assembly Bill 2304, passed with bipartisan support in the Assembly Floor today. This bill requires the University of California Institute of Transportation Studies to conduct a study on the prevalence of student transit pass programs and their effectiveness.

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

SACRAMENTO--A coalition of state legislators and advocates today announced a package of criminal justice reform legislation affecting employment opportunities for Californians with prior convictions. The proposals by Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino), Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), and Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) will prohibit the majority of State agencies that provide professional licenses from using arrest or conviction records as the sole basis to deny professional licenses to Californians with non-violent offenses.