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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.