Today, Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) introduced AB 1981 to increase juror diversity by allowing jurors to be reimbursed for using public transportation, which will encourage greener ways to travel, and expand access to Californians without cars to fulfill their civic duties.
Today, California Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) introduced AB 1944 to require a remote participation option for members of the public as well as allow members of a local legislative body, upon majority vote, to waive Brown Act requirements of publishing their private addresses and making their private address open and accessible to members of the public.
Today, California Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) introduced AB 1819, the “Stop Foreign Influence in California Elections Act.” The bill prohibits foreign influenced corporations from contributing to candidates, parties, or committees (including super PACs) as well as from engaging in their own direct election spending.
I’m disappointed that AB 854 will not continue moving through the legislative process. Our sensible reform to the Ellis Act is aimed to stop unjust evictions by corporate real estate speculators in the middle of the worst housing and homeless crisis facing California.
Today, AB 854 has crossed its first hurdle and passed out of the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee. AB 854 reforms the Ellis Act and ends the revolving door of evictions by creating a 5-year holding period before the Ellis Act can be used to deter speculator abuse.
At an awards ceremony at Table Tennis America in Fremont, Assemblymember Alex Lee recognized Lily Zhang and Xin Zhou, two Olympic athletes from the South Bay region and Assembly District 25 that competed in and represented the United States at the 2020 Olympics.
At an awards ceremony at Milpitas High School on Saturday, Assemblymember Lee honored 36 individuals and organizations as Assembly District 25’s Unsung Heroes who stepped up tremendously during these difficult times. Honorees were nominated by local community leaders who witnessed the direct impact of their work.
AB 1061 by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) was signed by the Governor and will go into effect January 1, 2022. AB 1061 protects mobile home residents (many who are low income or on fixed incomes) from unfair water service charges.