Political Roundup

… Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin's, D-Thousand Oaks, Assembly Bill 449 that set up a state-run savings program. The bills allow California to participate in a new program, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, signed by President Barack Obama in December. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, Brown signed into law Irwin's Assembly Bill 670, which mandates that a minimum number of yearly cybersecurity risk assessments be performed on state networks. This bill was introduced in response to recent data hacks in both government and private networks that exposed millions of users to the possibility of data theft.