California Democrats introduced a bill last week that seeks to eliminate the term “alien” from state laws, an immigration classification used to describe undocumented immigrants and foreign-born individuals.
“It’s an offensive term,” said Assemblywoman Luz Rivas, D-Arleta, an author of the Assembly Bill 1096. “Words matter and they are very powerful.”
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1096 to eliminate the derogatory term “alien,” which is used to describe foreign-born in
A bill that aims to ensure no child in need goes without a school lunch has been introduced by California lawmakers.
Several state lawmakers, as well as officials with the American Diabetes Association, held a virtual new conference Thursday to unveil the proposed legislation.
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Politicians introduced the public to a bill Thursday that, if passed, would ensure no child in need goes without a school lunch.
In San Diego alone, 251,894 students are enrolled in the free/reduced lunch program, according to the San Diego County Office of Education. Those families make around $34,000-$48,000 a year, according to Assemblywoman Luz Rivas from Los Angeles.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) was joined by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), As
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) was appointed as the Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector by Assembly Speaker Anthony Re