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Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago and Laura Friedman Introduce Legislation to Provide Lifesaving Medical Care for Homeless Individuals with Mental Illness


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(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago and Laura Friedman jointly introduced legislation to change the criteria by which local governments are able to provide critical medical care to homeless individuals who are mentally ill.

“It is inhumane to be a bystander when we have the power to do something to save lives in this vulnerable population,” said Assemblymember Santiago (D-Los Angeles). “We need to ensure there is proper medical care for homeless individuals with mental illness who are suffering on the streets with serious physical ailments,” he continued.

Assemblymembers Say “Time’s Up”, Introduce Legislation to Empower Victims and Protect Due Process


January 18, 2018

Allison Ruff (916-319-2043)


Bipartisan group of Assemblymembers unveils legislative response to growing outcry against all forms of harassment


Sacramento – Earlier today, Assemblymembers Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino), Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) & Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) alongside industry stakeholders and advocates in the “Me Too” movement, held a press conference to announce the introduction of AB 1870, the SHARE Act (Stopping Harassment and Reporting Extension) aimed at addressing harassment in the workplace.

New Year Brings New Leadership Opportunities for Friedman

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January 4, 2018    

Allison Ruff (916) 319-2043    


Sacramento – Yesterday, as she began her second year of service in the legislature, California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) was appointed to two key leadership positions.