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.
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.
AB 502 by Assemblymember Alex Lee sailed out of the Assembly Floor with unanimous bipartisan support (68-0). In order to protect our small businesses, AB 502 would prohibit a listing service, such as Yelp or Google, from posting a phone number under a restaurant that does not go directly to the restaurant.
On Friday, April 14th, Assemblymember Alex Lee hosted an award ceremony at the Fremont Downtown Event Center to recognize the Unsung Heroes of Assembly District 24. 26 individuals and organizations from across Assembly District 24 were recognized for their contributions and commitment to the betterment of the community.
At a time when voters are more concerned than ever about the dominance of Big Money in politics, Senator Tom Umberg (D-Santa Ana) and Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) have introduced parallel bills, SB 24 and AB 270, to restore control to local governments and the State by allowing them to enact new options for election campaign funding.