Fighting the Housing Crisis By Assemblymember Phil Ting When disaster strikes, we’ll need our firefighters, paramedics and other first responders on the scene as soon as possible, because minutes can mean the […]
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.
On Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.-2p.m. at the Richmond Rec. Center (251 18th Ave) will hold a Richmond Community Health Festival.
It sounds unbelievable, but it’s unfortunately true. Low-wage Californians leave roughly $2 billion in refunds on the table because they don’t claim their state and federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
This year, I am proud to honor a woman who continues to break boundaries in her trailblazing career, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.
Here in California, we are witness to unprecedented dysfunction in Washington, exemplified by the longest government shutdown in American history.
Plans for rebuilding the A.P. Giannini Middle School are getting underway, using bond money and a state grant to modernize and upgrade the two-story, 160,882-square-foot building that sits at the corner of Ortega Street and 37th Avenue.
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 […]