Assemblymember Alex Lee has assumed the Chair of the California Legislative Progressive Caucus after being elected into the role by its members.
The Governor has signed 11 bills authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, legislation that promotes traffic safety, housing development, environmental justice and more.
Assemblymember Alex Lee has secured $2 million from this fiscal year’s state budget to help Newark revitalize the Old Town neighborhood and develop the city’s first resource center.
A bill to establish an Environmental Justice Advisory Committee under the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has been signed by the Governor. With the passage of AB 652, which is authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, the committee will be created to ensure that community members who are disproportionately exposed to pesticides can meaningfully offer their input on the use of pesticides.
A bill to improve pedestrian, cyclist and driver safety, which is authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, has been signed by the Governor.
AB 413 will make it easier for everyone on the street to see oncoming traffic by keeping 20 feet of an intersection or crosswalk’s approach side clear of stopped vehicles—a safety measure known as daylighting.
Following the veto of AB 309, Assemblymember Alex Lee and the bill’s sponsor have issued the following statements:
AB 309, authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, is off to the Governor’s desk after passing in the Assembly.
In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, Assemblymember Alex Lee honored Latino community leaders alongside co-host Alameda County District 2 Supervisor Elisa Márquez.
Following a hearing by the Senate Appropriations Committee, six of Assemblymember Alex Lee’s legislation are headed to the Senate Floor.
“I’m proud to see that our bills are progressing through the legislature,” Lee said. “These bills will bring meaningful impacts to California’s housing development, traffic safety, environmental justice and beyond.”
AB 309, a bill to establish social housing in California authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Sept. 1, 2023 and is now headed to the Senate Floor.