SACRAMENTO – Three bills authored by Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D – Santa Monica) aimed at creating a healthier, safer, and more ethical California all passed the Senate Committee on Appropriations this afternoon. AB 1009, which will establish the Farm to Community Food Hub Program, passed the Committee with a 5-2 vote.
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SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Newsom signed AB 150 – a budget trailer bill – which includes the groundbreaking California Homeless Hiring Tax Credit. The Tax Credit simultaneously confronts the homelessness crisis facing California while also addressing the job losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic that have disproportionately harmed low-income communities.
SACRAMENTO – Today, the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development passed AB 1282 with broad bipartisan support after unanimously passing the Senate Agriculture Committee earlier this month.
SACRAMENTO – Two bills aimed at tackling two of California’s most pressing issues – the housing crisis and safe access to public transportation – were heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Both bills, authored by Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), passed the Senate Judiciary Committee with solid support.
SACRAMENTO – Legislation to address the growing epidemic of hate crimes passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D – Santa Monica) presented four key bills in both the Senate Agriculture Committee and Senate Housing Committee where they passed, respectively, with solid support.
SACRAMENTO – This week, Assemblymember Bloom announced his pick for the 50th Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the Year, joining 100 other California state legislators by selecting a nonprofit within their district that have gone above and beyond serving the community the previous year.