Assemblymember Nazarian Secures $3.7 Million for the United States only Parkinson’s Disease Registry in the 2017 - 18 Assembly & Senate Budget Proposal

Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks)

(Sacramento, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks) secured $3.7 million to fund a Parkinson’s disease registry in California. AB 2248, passed in 2004 established the Parkinson’s disease registry modeled after the world renowned California Cancer Registry. The Parkinson’s disease registry has never been funded.

Landmark Turkish Divestment Bill Passes California Assembly Appropriations Committee

AB 1597 Goes to Full Assembly for Historic Vote

(Sacramento, CA) Today, AB 1597, the Divestment from Turkish Bonds Act, passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee, clearing the way for a historic vote to hold Turkey accountable for their continued denial of the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians.

“I am humbled and grateful for my colleagues in the Assembly for joining with me to fight for justice for the 1.5 million Armenian souls who perished in the Genocide,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian. “If Turkey continues to fund Armenian Genocide deniers they must be financially punished.”  

The Every Kid Counts Act Passes Key California Assembly Committee

(Sacramento, CA) The Every Kid Counts Act (AB 34) authored by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and Assembly Budget Chair Phil Ting and co-authored by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee with a 9-3 vote on Tuesday, April 25th.

California Legislature Commemorates the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Armenian Caucus Honors Salpi H. Ghazarian & Announces 3rd Annual Essay & Visual Arts Scholarship Winners

(Sacramento, CA) Today, members of the California Legislature commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, even as the United States of America continues to turn a blind eye to the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians.