Press Releases

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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. 

Friday, July 12, 2019

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.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) announced that funding for two new Ventura County programs have made it into the final California state budget bill. The bill will be voted upon before the June 15th deadline.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

                                                                                                                   

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Sacramento – California is one of just six states lacking an integrated education data system that spans across levels of education and into the workforce. California’s existing data systems are disconnected and operate independently, meaning policymakers are unable to monitor student success across segments and answer critical questions about state progress towards educational attainment and workforce goals.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) was awarded the Vision for Success Policy Leadership Award by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors for her work reforming remedial education and removing a significant obstacle to student success.