Press Release

Friday, May 26, 2017

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.”  

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

(Sacramento) – With the passage of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 61, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-West Toluca Lake) and the State Assembly declared May 16, 2017 as Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG) Awareness Day." CDG is the umbrella term for a rapidly expanding group of rare genetic, metabolic disorders caused by defects in the body’s complex biochemical process of glycosylation.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hollywood Tour Trouble

(Sacramento, CA) Today, the Tour Bus Safety Act (AB 25) passed Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee by a vote of 13-0.  The bill now goes to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

(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.

Friday, April 21, 2017


AB 1199 Requires Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to Develop and Implement Training for Peace Officers Regarding Encounters with Dogs

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

(Sacramento) - Led by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-West Toluca Lake), the California Legislature commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. During the news conference Assemblymember Nazarian also presented USC Institute of Armenian Studies leader Salpi H. Ghazarian with a special resolution for her contributions to addressing and resolving national and global challenges in Armenian communities and introduced winners from the 3rd Annual Essay & 1st Visual Arts Scholarship competition. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Monday, April 17, 2017

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.