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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

South Bay Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) and Los Angeles Sen. Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) were in a mischievous mood when they stopped by KQED’s Sacramento bureau recently to talk about their paths to the State Legislature as openly gay men.

Low is chair of the Legislature’s LGBT caucus and Lara is vice chair. Both men arrived wearing appropriately lavender ties and Low playfully sat on Lara’s lap to pose for a photo.

Monday, June 19, 2017

(Sacramento) - The California Legislative LGBT Caucus celebrated June 2017 as Pride Month with the adoption of House Resolution 41 during the Assembly Floor session and Senate Resolution 46 during the Senate Floor session on Monday, June 19th.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Uber and Lyft have had lots of success getting friendly laws passed at the state Capitol. For that, they can thank young, tech-friendly Democratic lawmakers, who have teamed up with Republicans who generally support fewer regulations. At the head of that coalition is Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell), who co-founded the Legislature’s tech and millennial caucuses.

The 34-year-old Low, who was elected in 2014, has also written legislation to make it easier for the taxi industry to compete with ride-hailing companies.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO—California Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) released the following statement about the 2017-2018 California State Budget passage. The Budget expands social service programs, increases funding for education, and continues to build the Rainy Day reserve to avoid cuts in the future. In a major victory for the district, the State Budget also allocates $5.4 million to assist those affected by the Coyote Creek flood in Santa Clara County.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Sacramento, CA – California Legislative LGBT Caucus Chair Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) released the following statement on the one year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. It was the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. and the deadliest attack on the LGBT community in American history.

Monday, June 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) today awarded Campbell’s very own Frost Cupcake Factory as the 28th Assembly District’s small business of the year. Frost Cupcake Factory owner Andrea Buswell Parks received the recognition during the California Small Business Association’s Small Business Day ceremony. 

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: