SACRAMENTO, CA – The Assembly Committee on Appropriations approved Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ legislation, AB 71, which transforms California’s approach to combat homelessness in the state.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ (D-Arleta) Assembly Bill 1096 was approved by the Assembly today with bipartisan support and will now move on to the Senate. AB 1096 eliminates the offensive term “alien” from all state codes.
ARLETA –Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) has issued the following statement on Governor Newsom’s $12 billion plan to tackle California’s escalating homelessness crisis:
SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ historic measure to transform California’s inconsistent fiscal approach to address homelessness,
SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ key measure to combat homelessness, AB 71, cleared its first hurdle today as it passed the Assembly Committee on Rev
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.”