Press Releases

Friday, August 17, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) AB 1597, the Divestment from Turkish Bonds Act passed the California State Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of seven to zero. The bill now goes to the full Senate for a vote.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Asm. Nazarian

Funds Critical San Fernando Valley Projects

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Two Critical Senate Committees Cleared

(Sacramento, CA) AB 1597, the Divestment from Turkish Bonds Act, continues to gain unprecedented momentum, on Monday passing the Senate Public Employment & Retirement Committee by a vote of 4 – 0 with one abstention, and yesterday passing the Senate Judiciary Committee by a vote of 5 – 0 with two abstentions.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Asm. Nazarian

AB 2823 Reclassifies Sex Trafficking & Types of Rape as Violent Felonies

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Armenian Caucus Announces 4th Annual Essay Contest Winners

Sacramento, CA – Members of the California Legislature today commemorated the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, even as the United States continues to turn a blind eye to the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

AB 2823 Reclassifies Sex Trafficking & Types of Rape as Violent Felonies

(Los Angeles, CA) Standing with Survivors Act of 2018 (AB 2823), authored by Assemblymembers Adrin Nazarian (Sherman Oaks) & Freddie Rodriguez (Pomona), expands the definition of violent felonies to include felony level sex trafficking and various sex crimes.

“AB 2823 closes a dangerous loophole in Prop 57 and will prevent convicted sex traffickers and rapists from receiving reduced sentences,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

AB 2936 Extends the Highly Successful Film & TV Tax Credit to 2025