California bill (Friedman) would ban cosmetics with chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive harm

26 chemicals targeted for addition to the state’s landmark toxic-free cosmetics law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced Assembly Bill 496 to ban the sale of cosmetic products that contain 26 toxic chemicals known to have an effect on human health. 

The chemicals include some borate compounds, lily aldehyde, cyclotetrasiloxane, trichloroacetic acid, styrene and certain colors.

Transparent Ticket Pricing Bill Introduced by California Assemblymember Laura Friedman

Sacramento, CA—On Monday, December 5th, Assemblymember Laura Friedman introduced Assembly Bill 8 to provide greater transparency and regulation for the primary and secondary live event ticket marketplace. Provisions of the bill include clarity of pricing and fees, specification of location of seat(s), and a link to the refund policies.