Press Release

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

Monday, June 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO—The California Assembly passed Assembly Joint Resolution 16 today to urge 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).

Thursday, June 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) released the following statement applauding California Attorney General Xavier Becerra for adding Kentucky, Alabama, South Dakota and Texas to the list of states included in the AB 1887 ban today. AB 1887 prohibits non-essential taxpayer-funded travel to states that have enacted laws that discriminate against their LGBT residents. Assemblymember Low authored AB 1887, which went into effect on January 1, 2017.

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. 

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.