Press Release

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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. Assemblymember Evan Low chairs the Assembly Business and Professions Committee, which oversees the licensing and regulation of cannabis in the state.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

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. AB 1751 creates a framework for connecting California’s prescription drug monitoring program (CURES) with other state databases; AB 1752 adds new drugs to the drug monitoring database and requires more real-time reporting of new prescriptions; and AB 1753 helps law enforcement combat fraudulently obtained prescription pads.

Press Release

2017 Year in Review

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

We had a very productive legislative session in Sacramento this year! 17 of my bills were signed into law by Governor Brown, and Democrats and Republicans in the legislature worked together to tackle the housing crisis and pass a long overdue transportation infrastructure funding package.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO—California Legislative Innovation and Technology Caucus co-chair Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement today in response to the FCC’s vote to repeal net neutrality.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement about Mayor Ed Lee’s passing. Ed Lee was the first Asian American Mayor of San Francisco.

“I am stunned by Mayor Ed Lee’s passing. He was an incredible leader, mentor, trailblazer, advocate, and a wonderful friend. San Francisco and the state of California will forever remember his achievements. My heart is with the Lee Family as well as his friends and staff during this extremely difficult time.”

 

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

SAN JOSE—The California State Audit of the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters released today found insufficient policies and procedures have led to errors that reduce voter confidence. Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) requested the audit in March of this year following a series of administrative errors, including sending out the wrong ballot arguments or missing information.