When you put a plastic bottle in your recycling bin, you assume that it gets recycled into a new bottle or other plastic product. Unfortunately, many plastic beverage bottles now pile up in warehouses, or worse, landfills.
I am proud to announce that last month, we worked with our new governor, Gavin Newsom, to pass my fourth on-time and balanced budget that makes investments to address key needs facing our state’s 40 million residents.
The bill, AB-697, would require colleges that provide preferential treatment to applicants related to an alumnus or donor to disclose the practice, if they participate in the Cal Grant Program.
The 1000 block of Lombard Street between Hyde and Leavenworth streets in Russian Hill, otherwise known as the “crooked street,” hosts more than two million visitors per year, many of them desiring to drive their vehicles down its famous curves.
This year, I am proud to honor a woman who continues to break boundaries in her trailblazing career, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.
As we begin the New Year and a new legislative session, it’s exciting to see California revving its engines at the starting line with a new governor and a Democratic super-majority in both houses.
There’s no question; we face a drastic shortage of affordable housing not just in San Francisco but across the state. Our growing senior population also wants to age in place, but they might not need as much space.
It has been a pleasure representing you in Sacramento and advocating for our shared values. The work we do in the legislature impacts our everyday lives, so I’m happy to report we’ve had another successful year with Gov. Jerry Brown signing several of my bills to make things better in San Francisco and across California.
As chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, one of my biggest priorities is improving education outcomes for our students. The budget plan we adopted this year provides record funding for K-12 education.
Autumn Moon Festival by Assemblyman Phil Ting Now that it’s September and our kids are back at school, we are officially done with summer and can welcome fall. Many cultures mark the change in seasons in a variety […]
There is some good news for dog owners! We will soon see work commence on a new play area for dogs at Golden Gate Park that will serve countless residents of the Richmond and Sunset districts or, more specially, their furry friends.
Almost every Californian, drivers and non-drivers alike, has to interact with our Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). And we all have heard or experienced horror stories about long waits at the DMV office.
Since 2013, California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared the month of May as California Small Business Month to recognize how important our state’s nearly four million small businesses are to our local economies and neighborhood character.
I don’t have to tell you that homelessness is one of the largest, most pervasive and, unfortunately, most intractable problems facing San Francisco.
There are no easy answers to addressing economic inequality, but EITC programs are effective in reducing it. I commit myself to work in the legislature to continue finding ways to lift Californians out of poverty.