Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas has formed a new Select Committee on Retail Theft, naming Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur as Committee Chair
The City of West Hollywood applauds California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing into law Assembly Bill 1620. The City of West Hollywood and City of Santa Monica were lead sponsors of AB 1620, which was introduced by Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur.
Hundreds gathered at West Hollywood Park Sunday morning to participate in the APLA Health’s 38th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles, an event that not only raises funds, but also brings awareness about HIV and AIDS.
The iconic walkathon returned to the City of West Hollywood for a second consecutive year after it moved to Los Angeles for several years (the City of West Hollywood hosted the annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles event from 2001 to 2015). The theme for this year is "Don't Flake LA".
Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1620 into law, securing an important win for disabled renters. Backed by the cities of Santa Monica and West Hollywood, Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur, Santa Monica Rent Control Board Chairperson Anastasia Foster, and West Hollywood officials, the legislation modifies the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act.
A tenant with "a disability related to mobility" can seek to be moved to a first-floor unit under a bill co-sponsored by the City of Santa Monica that was signed into law Wednesday.
AB 1620 authored by Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D), whose District includes Santa Monica, was one of 56 bills signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom that aim to fast-track new housing construction and bolster tenant protections.
SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-Hollywood) announced today that Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 1620, his bill to increase housing security for tenants with permanent disabilities related to mobility, who are at higher risk of homelessness.
SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-Hollywood) announced today that Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 1484, which supports bargaining rights for temporary employees. This bill allows temporary employees of cities and counties to be included in the same bargaining unit as permanent employees who perform similar work.
SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-Hollywood) announced today that AB 3, the California Offshore Wind and Jobs Advancement Act, has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
In September, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom officially repealed California’s 2016 ban on state-funded travel to states with laws targeting LGBTQ+ people.
The idea behind the ban — which applied to bureaucrats, lawmakers, academics and even college athletes — was to use California's economic heft to dissuade other states from enacting such laws. By that metric, it was an abysmal failure; in the past seven years, the number of states with objectionable laws increased from four to 26.