Local Leaders Host Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

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.

Associated Press: Lawmakers across US move to include young people in voting

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.

Asm. Low’s Statement Following Road Repair and Accountability Act’s Passage

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), issued the statement below following passage of Senate Bill 1 (Beall), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. The legislation invests $52.4 billion over the next decade to fix local streets and highways and improve public transportation. Assemblymember Low is a co-author of SB 1.

Election Day Holiday Proposal Passes Key Committee

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) announced that his proposal to create an Election Day Holiday was approved by the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee today. Assembly Bill 674 would establish a state holiday on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November to coincide with every statewide general election.

San Jose Mercury News: Election error audit in the works

Santa Clara County’s gaffe-plagued elections office has made one mistake too many for state officials.

An Assembly committee Wednesday approved an audit of Santa Clara County’s Registrar of Voters office requested by Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, who cited a litany of errors since 2010 from erroneous ballots to counting mishaps that could raise doubts about the validity of election results.

Statement Regarding UCLA’s travel to Tennessee NCAA Game

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement regarding the UCLA men’s basketball team’s decision to travel to Tennessee for the NCAA championship. Some reports have incorrectly assumed that the travel violated Assembly Bill 1887, which bans state-sponsored travel to states with anti-LGBT laws.