While you are homebound, please note the 2020 Census is here. Once a decade, the federal government attempts to count every person living in the country. Basic demographic data is collected for each person currently living in a household, such as gender, age and race.
As our COVID-19 situation develops, many of us will to continue to have questions and concerns. I hope you continue to reach out to me for any issues you want to raise. I will be hosting a Town Hall on Tuesday, March 31st at 2 p.m.
I want to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to express their concerns, so I am hosting another virtual Town Hall this Thursday, March 26, at 9:30 a.m.
The number of Real IDs issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is lagging behind projected demand. If you anticipate needing one, I advise you go to the DMV now because I expect the lines to worsen as we approach Oct. 1.
You see tent encampments growing all over the Bay Area, and there are more and more people living in their cars or RVs. Homelessness persists in California because we have not built enough housing to keep pace with job growth. That has resulted in a shortage that drives up the cost of existing housing.
California is in the midst of a housing crisis. For decades, we have not been building enough homes to meet demand. In fact, by some estimates, we’ve produced only 40 percent of what is needed since 2007.
Our recently concluded 2019 legislative session was the first with our expanded Democratic supermajorities and our new governor, Gavin Newsom. After months of hard work, we passed, and the Governor signed, legislation that makes great strides in our efforts to protect renters, workers and the environment, while we continue to create good jobs and save for the inevitable rainy day. Many of these new laws will take effect on Jan. 1.
Mental Health Support Line
Suicide hotlines have been around for years, but where should people go when they are not in a crisis situation and just need someone with whom they can talk?
I hear it all the time from my neighbors and constituents on the west side: Our major arterial road, California Route 1, is in desperate need of resurfacing.
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.