SACRAMENTO - California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) issued the following statement on AB 1000, the California Desert Protection Act, and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s decision to hold the bill in the committee:
To explain why she authored a bill to protect water in the Mojave Desert, Assemblywoman Laura Friedman goes back to her childhood. Growing up in Plantation, Florida, on the edge of the Everglades, the 50-year-old Glendale Democrat had a “front-row seat” to the destruction of the swamps, sloughs, and mangrove forests that spread across most of South Florida.
Local music education nonprofit Silverlake Conservatory of Music, which moved to Los Feliz from its former Sunset Junction location last October, was named “Nonprofit of the Year” by California State Assemblymember Laura Friedman late last month, just days after receiving an architecture award from the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC).
BURBANK - From the family-owned restaurants that have served Glendale for decades, to the world-class Americana, to the big-name entertainment industry studios that bring the our stories to life, Glendale is an economic force that keeps growing and thriving.
BURBANK - It is hard to believe that seven months ago, on January 4th, I convened in the chamber for my first official floor session as your Assemblymember. What an honor it has been! As we are now more than halfway through the year, I feel it is important to report back to you some highlights from Sacramento and the legislative successes we have had this session.
The Assemblymembers listed below today issued the following statement on the effort to address California’s housing affordability crisis: