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FRIEDMAN INTRODUCES BILL TO BAN THE SALE OF FUR IN CALIFORNIA

SACRAMENTO, CA—Today, Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced the California State Fur Ban, Assembly Bill 44, to prohibit the sale and manufacture of new fur products throughout the state of California. The bill is sponsored by the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation, Animal Hope in Legislation, and the Humane Society of the United States.

 

FRIEDMAN’S ‘ZERO TRAFFIC FATALITIES’ LEGISLATION SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown has signed into law a measure by Assemblymember Laura Friedman that addresses increased traffic-related injuries and fatalities and speeds across the state. AB 2363 creates a Task Force to review current methodology when setting speed limits, then to report and recommend to the legislature how fatalities as a result of vehicle related collisions can be reduced to zero.

 

           “Speed and safety have been priorities for me since I first became a resident of Glendale. Speed limits and traffic-related fatalities continue to rise, despite a Master Bicycle Plan and investment in engineering to slow the flow of traffic. This policy will begin to address injuries and fatalities as a result of increased speeds across the state.” –Assemblymember Friedman

Friedman Honors Sardarabad Book Store as Small Business of the Year

Sacramento – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) named Sardarabad Book Store the 43rd Assembly District 2018 Small Business of the Year.  Sardarabad Book Store is an independent bookstore known for its wide selection of literature, particularly of Armenian educational, historical, cultural, and traditional works.

Friedman’s Property Tax Equity Bill Heads to the Governor

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature has approved a bill by Assemblymember Laura Friedman that provides property tax equity for all registered domestic partnerships.  AB 2663 creates parity in the law so that every domestic partnership has equal access to full and equal benefits, regardless of where the couple originally registered.