Press Releases

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, Governor Newsom announced his 2022-23 Budget Proposal, with notable investments into health care, housing, and the climate crisis, among others.

Statement from Senator Kamlager around the Governor’s Budget: 




SACRAMENTO – State Senator Sydney K. Kamlager issued the following statement on conviction of the three men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery:

"While a step in the right direction, the conviction of Ahmaud Arbery's murderers was made possible because of a video viewed by millions. It seems like justice only comes for Black, Brown, or immigrant bodies when exposure goes viral. Where is the faith in our right to freely exist?




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, Senator Sydney Kamlager’s legislation, AB 369: The Street Medicine Act, was vetoed by Governor Gavin Newsom. 




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, two key bills of Senator Sydney Kamlager’s criminal justice legislation, AB 333: Gang Enhancements and AB 124: Justice for Survivors were signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. 




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, Senator Sydney K. Kamlager’s (D - Los Angeles) bill, AB 118: CRISES Act: Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems was signed into law by Governor Newsom. 




SACRAMENTO, CA — Today,  Senator Sydney Kamlager’s legislation, AB 962: Reusable Beverage Bottles, was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. Now, rather than bottles being crushed for recycling, the bottles can be preserved to be washed and refilled by beverage producers --  simultaneously creating jobs and reducing waste.




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.