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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Paul is in the studio with Assemblyman Evan Low/(D-San Jose) and Assemblywoman Marie Waldron/(R-Escondido) to talk about the introduction of legislation to combat the opioid crisis. The package of over a dozen bills will address the opioid epidemic by tightening prescription regulations, expanding access to alternative treatments, increasing prescriber training, and enhancing the tools available to health professionals and law enforcement.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

California’s recreational marijuana customers would gain a measure of privacy under a new bill introduced at the state Capitol.

Assembly Bill 2402 would ban retail marijuana shops from selling customer data to third-party vendors without the customer’s consent.

Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Silicon Valley, said the bill would block employers from obtaining information about an employee who buys marijuana.

Friday, February 16, 2018

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Newtown, San Bernardino, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs and now Parkland.

Five of the six deadliest mass shootings of the past six years in the United States were all carried out by a gunman wielding an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle.

Now California is stepping in with revived gun legislation targeting people with mental health illnesses.

Assemblyman Evan Low has sponsored a bill that says a person with a documented mental illness will be banned from owning a firearm for life.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Each day, more than 150 million Americans turn to video games to be entertained, to learn a skill or to spend time with family and friends. Without realizing it, they’re also providing a major boost to California’s economy.

Given our dominant positions in both entertainment and technology, it’s not surprising that California is far ahead of other states when it comes to the entertainment software industry. California is home to 27 percent of the domestic gaming industry, with more than 900 companies and 33,000 jobs – seven times as many as our nearest competitor, Texas.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Should California make Election Day a state holiday? What do you think?

South Bay Assemblyman Evan Low introduced AB 21-65 in Sacramento Monday. It would make the day of general elections in November a state holiday.

"It's important that we get as much civic participation as possible and remove as many barriers to entry so we can get a fully engaged electorate," Low said.

In 2014 California saw historically low turnout -- only 42 percent of registered voters took part in the general election.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell), introduced legislation today to implement some of the reforms recommended by the California State Auditor in her October audit of the Santa Clara County Elections Office. The audit found that the county had made errors in its election materials and failed to consistently and effectively notify voters when the errors had been made.

Monday, February 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Today Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced a bill to make Election Day a holiday in California. Assembly Bill 2165 would establish a state holiday on the first Tuesday in November of each statewide or national election year. The bill is co-authored by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland).

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, introduced a resolution today apologizing for the state’s past discriminatory laws that oppressed and persecuted the LGBT community. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 172 is co-authored by members of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, and supported by Equality California, the Trevor Project, Los Angeles LGBT Center, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.