Monday, May 22, 2017

LGBT legislative staffers and their allies have formed their own association in Sacramento, believed to be the first in the country based at a statehouse. They are publicly launching the group Monday (May 22) at an event being held to mark Harvey Milk Day.

Dubbed the Capitol LGBT Association, the employee affinity group is open to anyone working in the Statehouse, whether for legislators or state officeholders, at state agencies and departments, or at advocacy groups with offices in Sacramento. Membership is also open to those staffing the district offices of state lawmakers.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The California Legislature has readily embraced its status as vanguard of the "resistance" against President Trump. Now, a Silicon Valley Democrat is ramping up that opposition with a formal measure calling for Trump's removal from office.

Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell) introduced a resolution on Wednesday asking the president to resign from office — and if he doesn't, calling on Congress to impeach him.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO—California Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced a resolution today that urges President Donald Trump to resign from office and if not, calls on Congress to impeach him. Assembly Joint Resolution 17 cites Trump’s obstruction of justice, classified leaks, and violation of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause as grounds for impeachment.

Friday, May 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO — California Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement about the Governor’s May budget revision:

Monday, May 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced House Resolution 31 today to declare May 10 as California Chinese Railroad Workers Memorial Day in honor of the nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who helped build the Transcontinental Railroad.

Friday, April 28, 2017

SAN JOSE — Senator Jim Beall, Assemblymember Evan Low, Councilmember Donald Rocha, and the Contractors State License Board will host a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on Friday, April 28 at the Camden Community Center to inform residents about common scams targeting seniors as well as provide tips to avoid fraud. The seminar will cover scams ranging from home and auto repair to insurance fraud.

WHAT: Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

WHEN: April 28, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO—California State Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement in response to the executive order President Trump signed today to reform the H-1B visa program.

Monday, April 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), announced today that Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) appointed him Chair of the Assembly Business and Professions Committee. 

“I am grateful to Speaker Anthony Rendon for this opportunity to protect California consumers and ensure competent and fair business practices throughout the state,” said Assemblymember Evan Low. “I look forward to working with my colleagues and stakeholders to support best business practices and continue to safeguard California’s economy.”

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico and who has close friends who are immigrants. She was also upset that she couldn't do anything about it at the ballot box because she was a year shy of being able to vote.

Sainz favors a bill in the California Legislature that would lower the voting age to 17, which she thinks would give a voice to more people affected by the outcome of elections.