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Assemblymember Alex Lee Celebrates Pride Month in Downtown San Jose

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:

Bill to Establish Social Housing Passes off the Assembly Floor

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. 

AAPI Heritage Month Ceremony - May 22

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.