Press Releases

Monday, December 21, 2020

Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 121 that waives the pet adoption fee for Active Duty Military Service Members.  

“Given how profound the emotional and physical benefits of having a pet can be, we should make pet adoption as easy as possible for our country’s heroes,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 112 that would help incarcerated individuals access their Medi-Cal benefits immediately upon release.

“Continuity of care is critical for improving health outcomes for vulnerable populations,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “It would also decrease the need for costlier health care services later down the road and improve successful community reintegration.”

Monday, December 14, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced Assembly Bill 105, Upward Mobility Act of 2021 that addresses barriers to upward mobility and inclusion for people of color working in California’s civil services system.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Sacramento (CA) – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 100 that would set a limit on the amount of lead leaching from drinking water faucets and fixtures.

“We all expect the water we drink will keep us and our children healthy, and not make us sick,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “This legislation ensures that faucets and plumbing fixtures sold in California leach as little lead as possible.”

Friday, December 11, 2020

Assemblymember Holden Introduces Legislation to Extend and Expand Dual Enrollment

Sacramento (CA) – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation to extend, AB 102, and expand, AB 103, dual enrollment opportunities for California students. Specifically, AB 102 would eliminate the 2027 sunset date for College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) partnerships while AB 103 increase access to dual enrollment opportunities for students in juvenile court schools.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden reintroduced his police reform legislation, AB 26, that establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement.

“We are calling for responsibility and accountability,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “Instituting these core values is paramount to building public trust that has eroded between law enforcement and communities across California.”

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.