Assemblymember Alex Lee has secured $1 million from this fiscal year’s state budget for Fremont’s multi-use community center at Central Park, which will be a state-of-the-art facility with spaces for community events and programs, alongside health and wellness activities.
A bill to mitigate excess light pollution is advancing through the legislature. AB 38 would reduce night lighting, or Artificial Light at Night (ALAN), in state buildings to protect wildlife, human health and reduce energy consumption.
A bill to improve pedestrian, cyclist, and driver safety is making its way to the Senate Committee on Appropriations. AB 413, authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, was voted 13-2 in the Senate Committee on Transportation earlier this month.
AB 309, a bill to establish social housing in California authored by Assemblymember Alex Lee, passed out of the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance by a vote of 5-2 and is now headed to the Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Assemblymember Alex Lee hosted the Community Walk & Talk event at Alum Rock Park on Saturday, July 22, 2023, with San Jose Councilmember David Cohen, where constituents connected with the elected officials during a walk along the Penitencia Creek trail.
On Thursday, June 22, 2023, Assemblymember Alex Lee, the first bisexual state legislator in California ever elected, celebrated Pride Month with Berryessa Union School District Board Member Jaria Jaug and San José City Councilmember Omar Torres to recognize eight individuals and organizations:
AB 309 to establish Social Housing in California passed off of the Assembly Floor with over a supermajority of votes and is now headed to the Senate. The final vote was 55-16.
In 2018, California ranked 49th among the United States in housing units per resident, and it’s estimated that an additional 180,000 new units of housing would need to be built each year to meet demand.
Assemblymember Lee escorted Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Honoree Jodi Hicks on the Assembly Floor in recognition of AAPI Heritage Month on May 22, 2023.
Ms. Jodi Hicks is the President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliate of CA. Throughout her career, she has employed her expertise in public policy to push for legislative reforms and assist different agencies in achieving political or financial support. She was previously the Vice President of Government Relations at the California Medical Association and has been named one of the “Capitol Weekly’s Top 100” for her advocacy.