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Assembly Advances Gun Violence Prevention Package in Wake of Uvalde, TX School Shooting Tragedy

Group of lawmakers commit to doing everything in their power under state law to decrease the likelihood guns make it into the wrong hands 

SACRAMENTO – In the wake of another tragedy and inaction at the national level, the Assembly Wednesday advanced a package of six gun violence prevention bills to the Senate, signaling California’s commitment to doing everything possible to take action where the federal governmen

California Mayors Issue Support for Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act (AB 2011)

Mayors statewide laud bill’s ability to expand climate-friendly affordable housing opportunities, while also growing a thriving, well-paid construction workforce

SACRAMENTO — On the heels of growing support from California Labor Unions, city Mayors across California are stepping forward to declare their support for AB 2011 – The Affordable Housing and High Ro

Major Labor Groups Signal Support for Asm. Wicks’ Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act (AB 2011) 

SEIU and California School Employees Association offer to back amended legislation; Asm. Wicks pledges to accept proposed amendments: “We welcome their ideas for strengthening the bill.”

SACRAMENTO — California’s largest labor union, SEIU California, and the California School Employees Association (CSEA) announced today that they would support Assemblymember Buffy Wicks’ AB 2011 with minor amendments, in a sign of growing momentum behind the legislation.

Asm. Wicks’ AB 2011 Earns Support of Assembly Housing Committee

Momentum building in the Assembly as 11 new members endorse the bill; affordable housing and jobs legislation passes first committee

SACRAMENTO — The Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee voted on Wednesday to advance Asm.

Asm. Wicks Introduces Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act

After years of legislative stalemates on workforce issues, AB 2011 is the first bill to be endorsed by both affordable housing and labor groups

SACRAMENTO — On Tuesday, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks introduced The Affordable Housing and High Road Jobs Act as the next legislative step in the state’s response to the housing crisis.

Assemblymember Wicks Delays Employer Vaccine Verification Bill (AB 1993)

SACRAMENTO — On Tuesday, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks released the following statement regarding the decision to hold Assembly Bill 1993, which would require all California businesses to require their employees and independent contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Asm. Wicks Introduces Housing Opportunities for Everyone (HOPE) Act

ACA 14 would establish dedicated, long-term funding for solutions to housing and homelessness crisis

SACRAMENTO — On Friday, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks introduced the Housing Opportunities for Everyone (HOPE) Act, a constitutional amendment establishing a long-term funding stream dedicated to solving California’s housing and homelessness crisis.