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September 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Bill 230, by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 230 is a comprehensive measure that would require every law enforcement officer to be trained in techniques to reduce the need for deadly force. The bill will ensure California leads the nation in regards to departmental use of force policies, ensures robust officer training, and reaffirms a commitment to protecting the sanctity of life.

July 17, 2019

SACRAMENTO –Today, the California State Senate voted to pass AB 74, the Budget Act of 2019. The budget makes critical investments to assist and protect vulnerable Californians and individuals with needs for, mental health services, early childhood education, K-12 education, and a college education. In addition, the budget invests in workforce development, housing and homelessness, and access to clean drinking water and health care. “I am pleased that the budget reflects the values that are important in my district such as clean water and housing,” said state Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas).

May 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Anna M. Caballero today announced that Senate Bill 386 will be a two-year bill.  In making SB 386 a two-year bill, Senator Caballero stated, “As a representative of Senate District 12, my goal is to fight poverty and to fight for equity for disadvantaged communities. For decades, the poorest communities in California have carried both the environmental and financial burden of climate change. California’s renewable energy goals are laudable, but they should take into account the different ways in which our most disadvantaged communities are affected.”    

May 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 230, by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) unanimously passed the state Senate on a 38-0 vote. SB 230 is a comprehensive measure that would require every law enforcement officer to be trained in techniques to reduce the need for deadly force. The bill will ensure California leads the nation in regards to departmental use of force policies, ensures robust officer training, and reaffirms a commitment to protecting the sanctity of life.

May 24, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Anna Caballero today announced that SB 25 passed from the Senate, with bi-partisan support. SB 25 is a modest attempt to join forces with a federal tax credit designed to funnel an estimated $6 trillion from capital gains earnings into America’s poorest neighborhoods to create jobs and housing. SB 25 creates an incentive for green, sustainable development for critical housing statewide, and for economic development in the 879 Opportunity Zones, which includes California’s poorest census tracts. Included in the bill is the requirement that the workforce be trained and skilled, and subject to prevailing wage.