(SACRAMENTO) – A bill introduced by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) to authorize an agreement between the State Lands Commission and the City of Alameda has been signed into law, allowing the City to move forward with the development of the 32-acre site known as Encinal Terminals.
AB 1644 Food as Medicine Livestream
Lindsey Holden, Sacramento Bee
California Gov. Gavin Newsom was able to wrest budget dollars from skeptical lawmakers for his plan to reform San Quentin State Prison — but the spending plan does not commit to closing more facilities, as some Democrats wanted.
George B. Sánchez-Tello, Capital & Main
In a drab gray government room in Sacramento, Rosalina Michel nervously sat in an avocado green chair. She had traveled more than 360 miles to speak at this hearing with elected officials to share her fear of her pre-diabetes diagnosis. Then she recalled how her doctor offered a simple solution.
Anastasia Moloney, Avi Asher-Schapiro, Context News / Thomas Reuters Foundation
LOS ANGELES, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - California lawmaker Mialisa Bonta made her abortion public to help other women keep theirs private.
It was in 2022 that Bonta went public about terminating her own unplanned pregnancy at the age of 21, joining a growing number of influential women opting to open up in the face of increasing U.S. restrictions on abortion.
Alameda Sun, Sun Staff Reports
California Assemblymember Mia Bonta named Alameda Family Services (AFS) the 2023 California Nonprofit of the Year for her assembly district. Bonta and her assembly staff congratulated AFS officials and gave them their award at a ceremony in Sacramento on Wednesday, June 7.
Sophia Bollag, San Francisco Chronicle
California’s police standards commission is bracing to decertify or suspend 3,000 to 3,500 police officers each year for serious misconduct under a new state law, according to estimates from the commission.
Updates Council on accomplishments and goals
Karin K. Jensen, Alameda Sun'
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bonta honors Alameda Family Services as the 2023 California Nonprofit of the Year.
Citlalli Florez, Davis Vanguard
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) introduced Assembly Bill 793 nearly four months ago here at the State Capital to protect unconstitutional searches of personal data, which would support safer access to reproductive and gender-affirming care – the legislation is expected to be approved soon.