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.
Sacramento - Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D - Santa Monica) released the following statement regarding Governor Newsom's January Budget Proposal, which was announced earlier today:
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), released the following statement today in response to Governor Newsom’s plan to solve the state’s housing and homelessness crisis:
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) introduced Assembly Bill 2436, which will help consumers, who have suffered a catastrophic loss of their home, cover the cost of required code upgrades by providing Building Code Upgrade coverage to homeowners who are rebuilding their homes.
SACRAMENTO – Earlier this week, Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) introduced House Resolution 74 to condemn the shameful behavior by the Houston Astros in the 2017 World Series.