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Landmark Speed Camera Bill Advances to Full Senate Vote

SACRAMENTO —Assembly Bill 645, the groundbreaking bill to make streets safer for all in California with the use of automated speed enforcement cameras authored by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Burbank), has passed the Senate Appropriations Committee and now moves to a vote before the full Senate.

Transparent Ticket Pricing Bill Introduced by California Assemblymember Laura Friedman

Sacramento, CA—On Monday, December 5th, Assemblymember Laura Friedman introduced Assembly Bill 8 to provide greater transparency and regulation for the primary and secondary live event ticket marketplace. Provisions of the bill include clarity of pricing and fees, specification of location of seat(s), and a link to the refund policies.

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.