Press Releases

New Legislation Gives Less than Honorably Discharged Veterans a Fighting Chance

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill (AB) 325 authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) was signed by Governor Newsom on Saturday, September 17th. AB 325 will create the Veteran’s Military Discharge Upgrade Grant Program to fund local service providers working with California veterans to assist them in filing discharge upgrade applications.

911 Emergencies in the 805

Drought, Fire, and More

THOUSAND OAKS – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) and the City of Thousand Oaks will be co-hosting an event highlighting some of the local emergencies and challenges with respect to water, wildfires, medical issues and landscape sustainability.

Assemblymember Irwin Appointed Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) has been appointed as Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. The Committee on Revenue and Taxation has jurisdiction over the income, property, sales and other taxes in the Golden State.

Senator Newman and Assemblymember Irwin Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safe and Accessible Battery Disposal

Sacramento, Calif. — In an effort to ensure access to safe battery disposal and reduce fire risk, Senator Josh Newman and Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin introduced SB 1215 and AB 2440 today. These two mirrored bills, also known as The Responsible Battery Recycling Act, create a statewide collection and recycling program for consumer batteries and battery-embedded products.

Assemblymember Irwin announces Legislation on Organized Retail Theft Prosecutions

Joined by Sheriff Bill Ayub and District Attorney Erik Nasarenko

THOUSAND OAKS, CA- Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) joined Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub and Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko this morning to announce her plans to introduce legislation to respond to the recent occurrences of brazen organized retail theft in California.