Commuter, urban and intercity rail projects will be eligible to receive more than half a billion dollars in bond money for infrastructure improvements as a result of a bill passed today by the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing on a vote of 6-3.
SACRAMENTO – Two bills that are part of the “Homeowner Bill of Rights” package proposed by Attorney General Kamala Harris passed key Senate policy committees today. The bills protect homeowners and tenants from unfair and unethical practices by banks and mortgage companies.
SACRAMENTO--Advocates of justice from across the nation today gathered on the steps of the State Capitol to decry the impending crisis in California’s judicial branch spurned by years of budget cuts. The group came together to identify the impacts budget cuts have had on the public’s access to justice prior to a joint informational hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, Subcommittee No.
Sacramento – Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland) announced today that she is introducing two bills to protect homeowners and tenants from unfair and unethical practices by banks and mortgage companies. Senator Hancock is the Chair of the Senate Committee on Public Safety.
Sacramento -- Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland) announced today that she has received a perfect score on issues relating to workers’ rights and worker protection issues from the California Labor Federation. Senator Hancock received the 100% rating based on her votes on 33 bills that that mattered most to California’s working families during 2011.