A forum on gun safety reform will take place at Saratoga's Westhope Presbyterian Church Jan. 20, featuring Assembly members Evan Low and Marc Berman, along with Rev. Erik Swanson and Saratoga Vice Mayor Manny Cappello.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced a resolution calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice to respect California’s cannabis laws and condemning Jeff Sessions for diverting scarce public safety resources away from legitimate public safety concerns.
California’s housing crisis was Sacramento’s major focus in 2017. While housing affordability will remain a serious challenge for the state in 2018 and beyond, the state Legislature’s actions this year made it clear that this issue has our leaders’ full attention at last.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced a three-bill package of legislation today to fight the opioid crisis by addressing the overprescribing, diversion, and abuse of prescription drugs like opioids.
Looking to combat the opioid abuse epidemic, a Silicon Valley legislator has introduced a slate of bills meant to clamp down on access to highly addictive prescription drugs.
Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell) authored three measures meant to provide a better understanding of patients’ access to these medications, building on an existing state database tracking prescriptions in California.
“I don’t think there’s enough attention at the issue at hand, which is the system is not working,” Low said.
It’s an all-too-familiar scene in Sacramento. A group of friends heads to midtown for a night of partying and drinking, but one friend has to miss out on the fun and stay sober to be the designated driver.
A new law that takes effect Jan. 1 may not only let everyone join in on the fun, but it’ll also mean more money for the bubbly.
Under Assembly Bill 711, alcohol manufacturers and licensed sellers can offer free or discounted rides to transport drinkers home safely through ride-sharing services, taxicabs or other ride providers.