Press Releases

SACRAMENTO, CA — A robust coalition of health care and housing organizations, as well as city and county electeds, have come together to voice their support of AB 369: The Street Medicine Act, authored by Senator Kamlager (D - 30). AB 369, having sailed through the Legislature and received nearly unanimous support recently in the Assembly and Senate, is now awaiting the Governor’s signature. 




SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Sydney K. Kamlager’s (D - Los Angeles) criminal justice bills, AB 333: The STEP Forward Act and AB 118: CRISES Act: Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems, passed off the Assembly Floor today. They both now head to the Governor’s desk for signature. 




SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Sydney K. Kamlager’s (D - Los Angeles) bill, AB 333: The STEP Forward Act passed off the Senator Floor today. The bill passed in a vote of 25-10 and now heads to the Assembly for a concurrence vote.




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, Senator Sydney K. Kamlager’s (D - Los Angeles) historic bill, AB 369: The Street Medicine Act, passed off the Senator Floor. The bill passed in a vote of 32-0, and now goes back to the Assembly for a concurrence vote.




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, the restaurant My 2 Cents L.A. was honored by Senator Sydney K. Kamlager (D - Los Angeles) during California Small Business Day™. My 2 Cents L.A., and the restaurant’s founder and Executive Chef, Alisa Reynolds, was selected as District 30’s Small Business of the Year and recognized during California’s annual Small Business Day Luncheon.




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, three major criminal justice bills authored by Senator Sydney K. Kamlager (D - Los Angeles) passed out of their respective Senate policy committees.

The three bills — AB 333, AB 124, and AB 118, all centered on reforming and re-engineering the criminal legal system, now head to Senate Appropriations.




SACRAMENTO, CA — Last night, legislation authored by Senator Sydney K. Kamlager (D - Los Angeles), aimed at reducing barriers to police accountability, was signed into law by Governor Newsom. After a year of protests against police violence, the signing of AB 127 is a milestone in California’s work to reform the criminal justice legal system.




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, the Legislature passed the Budget Act of 2021. This bold, responsible, and balanced budget is due to be signed by Governor Newsom prior to the constitutional deadline.  




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, the U.S Supreme Court voted that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) can’t enforce rules limiting education-related benefits. The decision echos similar legislation passed in California in 2020, SB 206 (Skinner). Senator Sydney K.




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, the Assembly Public Safety voted on ACA 3: The California Abolition Act. The measure aims to remove slavery and indentured servitude from the California constitution — without exceptions — to be then placed on the ballot for voters. Currently, California is one of only nine states that still permits involuntary servitude as a form of criminal punishment.