Press Release

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018

(San Francisco) – Assemblymember Evan Low (D-San Francisco) wrote legislation this year to require state crime labs to use a nationwide criminal data base to help solve crimes and perhaps prevent future crimes. KNTV (NBC Bay Area) investigative reporter Stephen Stock explains in this Assembly Assets video why the data base isn’t being used now.http://www.asmdc.org/low

Friday, September 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low’s (D-Silicon Valley) legislation to restrict firearm possession among people admitted under multiple 5150 holds, an involuntary psychiatric hold for individuals at risk of harming themselves or others, was signed by the Governor today.

AB 1968 will remove the firearms of someone who has been placed on a 5150 hold twice in one year and prohibits the admitting facility from filling out the petition form on the individual’s behalf. The individual could still petition the court for a hearing to have his or her guns returned.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Monday, September 24, 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Bills 1751 and 1753 were signed into law by the Governor today. Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) is the author of both bills aimed at fighting the opioid crisis by addressing the overprescribing, diversion, and abuse of prescription drugs like opioids. These bills are a core component of a larger package of legislation aimed at combatting the opioid crisis.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

(San Jose, CA) - Assemblymember Even Low (D-Silicon Valley) sat down with KR Sridhar, the CEO of Bloom Energy, as part of his ongoing conversations to highlight the importance and role of technology in California. Bloom Energy has developed a server platform that enables their customers to personalize their energy use…allowing businesses to grow without disruption, meet sustainable goals and reduce their carbon footprint. The conversation between Mr.