A bill introduced last week by Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D – San Fernando Valley) would make Homelessness Housing, Assistance, and Prevention (HHAP) funds contingent on what the author calls “tangible results.”
The governor signed the SB 357 on a cautionary note, stating his administration would be monitoring crime and prosecution trends for "possible unintended consequences."
Bruce’s Beach to Be Returned to Black Heirs
The Legislature has passed a bipartisan bill permitting Los Angeles County to return Bruce’s Beach to the descendants of the Black family it was taken from nearly 100 years ago.Brittany M. 09/14/2021 - 6:37 AM
Legislation that would allow Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Oakland to operate sites for supervised drug consumption passed its second committee last week.
Cities and counties that wish to regulate commercial cannabis could soon get guidance from the state.
"I want to personally committ... that a housing production bill will happen this year," said Senate President Toni Atkins.
But it's not all bad news.
The governor signed the strongest set of rent protections in the nation on Monday amid a housing and rent crisis that has contributed to double-digit increases in homelessness.
California’s governor has signed legislation that will make it easier for parents of young children to run for public office.
If Gov. Gavin Newsom gives it his ok, California will become the largest state in the union to ban facial recognition technology from law enforcement’s body-worn cameras.