Local policymakers are calling for state and federal laws to require gun packaging to include suicide prevention information.
Two measures to require the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number on labels have been proposed – the first in California and a second nationwide.
SACRAMENTO – A bill protecting victims of natural disasters from an unexpected property tax increase was approved by the California Legislature last week and is now awaiting signature by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Sacramento – Back in February, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) introduced Assembly Bill 645, a bill to reduce firearm related suicides.
(Sacramento, CA) – “The Trump administration’s decision to redirect necessary funding from the military is short-sighted and unnecessarily risky,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin. “I’m disappointed that the president did not keep his promise to secure funding from elsewhere for his wall project.
SACRAMENTO, CA – California State Auditor Elaine Howle published a report this week entitled, “Gaps in Oversight Contribute to Weakness in the State’s Information Security.” The report is the third in a series of reports updating policymakers on the “high risk” status of California state government’s information security programs.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom has signed two bills, AB 1043 and AB 1044, improving political campaigns' ability to bolster their cybersecurity defenses and better safeguard California voter data.