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Assemblymember Gabriel, Attorney General Bonta Announce Legislation to Increase Penalties for Corporate Malfeasance, Fund Crime Victim Service Programs

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Encino) joined California Attorney General Rob Bonta and joint author Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-Colton) to announce Attorney General Bonta's sponsorship of a bill that would allow state courts to levy increased monetary penalties on corporations convicted of criminal offenses.

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Expedite Housing Services for Homeless Veterans

AB 1386 Will Cut Down on Bureaucratic Red Tape that Has Resulted in High Vacancy Rates for Supportive Housing Units Built Specifically for Homeless Veterans

SACRAMENTO, CA — This past week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1386, by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D - Encino), which will cut down on bureaucratic red tape and create an expedited process to move homeless veterans into supportive housing units as quickly and efficiently

Governor Newsom Signs Bill to Sustain Outdoor Dining

AB 1217 Will Preserve Regulatory Flexibility Adopted During the COVID-19 Pandemic

SACRAMENTO, CA — Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation to sustain outdoor dining across California by extending regulatory flexibility adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amid Mideast Violence and Spike in Hate Crimes, Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Protect Vulnerable Communities

AB 1185 Will Strengthen the Nonprofit Security Grant Program and Expand Access to Funding For Nonprofits at Risk of Hate-Motivated Violence

SACRAMENTO, CA — This past weekend, following horrific terrorist attacks in Israel and heightened concerns in the U.S., Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1185 to enhance security assistance to nonprofits at risk of hate-motivated violence.

Governor Newsom Signs First-In-The-Nation Bill to Regulate Voluntary Carbon Offsets

Amid Reports of “Corporate Greenwashing”, AB 1305 Will Establish Transparency and Disclosure Requirements for Buyers and Sellers of Carbon Offsets

SACRAMENTO, CA — This past weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation to establish first-in-the-nation regulations for the voluntary carbon offset market, which has been beset by disturbing allegations of corporate “greenwashing” and media reports suggesting that up to 90 percent of o