Landmark California Legislation Encourages Climate-friendly, Plant-Based Lunch Options for Students

State Bill would help California’s schools cut their greenhouse gases by serving healthier food.

(Los Angeles, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) introduced landmark legislation incentivizing K-12 public schools across the state to offer healthier, climate-friendly lunch options. Under AB 479, the Healthy Climate-Friendly School Lunch Act, schools would receive additional state funding for serving a plant-based entrée and plant-based milk. The bill is co-sponsored by Animal Hope in Legislation, Friends of the Earth, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Social Compassion in Legislation.

Assemblymember Nazarian Announces The Safe & Sound Act on the 25th Anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake

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Re-Introduces 30% Seismic Retrofit Tax Credit, Mapping of Seismically Vulnerable Structures, and Strengthening Building Codes

(Sacramento, CA) On the 25th Anniversary of the 6.7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian announces the Safe & Sound Act to prepare California for the next big earthquake. 

“We deserve a safe and sound California that can bounce back quickly after the ‘big one’ hits, with limited loss of life and property,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.  “By proactively protecting our infrastructure we will save lives, protect property, and create jobs.”