Press Releases

Assemblymember Friedman and California Global Biodiversity Working Group Call for Bold California Leadership at UN Convention on Biodiversity COP 15

Los Angeles, CA—On Thursday, December 1st, Assemblymember Laura Friedman and a coalition of environmental advocates known as the California Global Biodiversity Working Group held a press conference at the Los Angeles Zoo to raise public awareness and enhance California’s role as the UN’s first and only official US state observer at the COP 15 Convention on Biological

Assemblymember Laura Friedman is First State Legislator to Sign-on Support of the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

“Connecting transit riders to jobs is imperative if we are going to reach our GHG reduction goals. Sepulveda Transit Corridor must be built in a way that not only benefits existing transit riders, but also encourages mode shift for the 500,000 people that drive through this corridor every weekday. UCLA is the 3rd largest employer in Los Angeles County.

Friedman Omni-Bike Bill AB 1909 Signed by Governor Newsom

SACRAMENTO, CA—On Friday, September 16th, Assembly Bill 1909 by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 1909 addresses a number of California bicycle laws to improve safety and save lives. The bill is part of the state’s climate package to help secure California’s world-class leadership on climate action.

Statement by Assemblymember Laura Friedman Regarding Continued Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

The Armenian-American community has a long history in the State of California, with a presence going back to the 1880s. The Armenian people have survived millennia-long brutalities and generations upon generations of trauma. The stories of the families, of women and children, tell of the resiliency and incredible will to rise and thrive despite the efforts to oppress an entire nation.