Press Release

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Dear Friend,

I am pleased to share that thirteen of my bills were signed into law this year. Together, legislative leadership and the Governor crafted a new state budget that is more equitable than ever and aims to reach all 40 million Californians with funding dedicated to lowering the cost of housing and improving transportation infrastructure. We also passed bipartisan legislation to address the future of work, climate change, healthcare, and public safety, just to name a few.

Monday, October 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement about the signing of Assembly Bill 1519:

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

ACA 8 passed the Assembly Elections Committee and gained 21 new co-authors.

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 8 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), which would lower the voting age in California to 17-years-old, passed the Assembly Elections & Redistricting Committee last Wednesday.

Friday, May 3, 2019

SANTA CLARA COUNTY— Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) honored West Valley Community Services (WVCS) as Assembly District 28’s Nonprofit of the Year this week. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1973 and has served the west valley region of Santa Clara County ever since.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Legislation authored by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) to make Election Day a holiday in California passed the Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting by a vote of 5-2. Assembly Bill 177 would establish a state holiday on the first Tuesday in November of each statewide or national election year.

Friday, February 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced legislation this week to place the Bureau of Cannabis Control under the same sunset review process for legislative oversight as other state licensing bodies.  Assembly Bill 545 is coauthored by Senator Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) and Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova), Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles), Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale), and Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa).

Monday, February 11, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), introduced an amendment to the state constitution today that would lower the voting age from 18 to 17 in California.

“Lowering the voting age will give a voice to young people and provide a tool to hold politicians accountable to the issues they care about,” said Assemblymember Evan Low. “Young people are our future, and when we ignore that we do so at our own peril.”