Press Releases

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

Thursday, March 15, 2018

AB 1857 & AB 2681

AB 1857 & AB 2681 will Save Lives & Protect Property

(Sacramento, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian introduced "A Stronger Safer California"—Earthquake Resiliency Legislation consisting of two bills, AB 1857: Building Codes and AB 2681: Seismically Vulnerable Mapping.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Film & TV Tax Credit Extension

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

(Sacramento, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian introduced legislation extending the highly successful film tax credit to 2025. The current film tax credit is set to expire on June 30, 2020.

Friday, February 16, 2018

The California Armenian Legislative Caucus is holding two scholarship contests for the 2018 commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. California high school students in 9th through 12th grade are invited to participate in an essay contest and/or a visual arts contest to increase greater awareness of the Armenian Genocide on its anniversary. The visual arts scholarship is a joint venture between the California Armenian Legislative Caucus and the California Arts Council.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Earthquake Brace + Bolt available to more homeowners in more California cities

SACRAMENTO, Calif, Jan. 23, 2018—Registration opens today for eligible homeowners to receive grants of up to $3,000 for seismic retrofits of their older homes, making them more resistant to earthquake damage. Homeowners have until February 23, 2018, to apply for a grant from the Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program.