Press Release

Friday, September 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley)’s Assembly Bill 1397 passed the State Legislature today. Assembly Bill 1397 strengthens state planning laws to ensure local governments are doing everything they can to identify sites that are truly suitable for both affordable and market-rate housing. The bill is part of a package of bills to address California’s housing shortage.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO—California Assemblymember Evan Low’s (D-Silicon Valley) Assembly Bill 189 to develop a high school service learning curriculum passed the Assembly today and now heads to the Governor. AB 189 requires the Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) to develop a model curriculum of service learning for 9th to 12th grade students.  Service learning incorporates students’ community service experiences into their coursework.

Monday, September 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO—The California State Legislature adopted Assembly Joint Resolution 16 today  urging President Trump and Congress to condemn the government-sanctioned persecution, torture, and murder of gay men in the Chechen Republic. More than 100 gay or suspected-gay men have been held and tortured in the region. AJR 16 is a bipartisan measure authored by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, and Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham (R-Templeton).

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO — On behalf of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 22 today condemning President Trump’s announcement that he will ban transgender individuals from serving in the military and directing the California military to not discriminate against transgender service members.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Sexual assault survivors and allies rallied together to urge support today for the Rape Kit Backlog Contribution Fund, the Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights and the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act, three bills pending in the California State Legislature to help survivors r