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Los Angeles Supervisor Candidate Chris Holden Picks up Another Endorsement

Pasadena Now

Hollywood Area Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur has endorsed Assemblymember Chris Holden for Los Angeles County Supervisor.

Holden is running against incumbent Kathryn Barger.

"I am proud to endorse Assemblymember Chris Holden for Los Angeles County Supervisor. He has been a strong advocate for LGBTQ+ inclusion and advancing equality in our state. I am excited to work with him to advance policies that create a healthier and safer Los Angeles County for all," stated Assemblyman Chavez Zbur.

After Historic Year of Environmental Laws, California Wants to Go Further

California's Democratic supermajority wants to follow up its most ambitious year of environmental legislation by passing new clean energy incentives and measures that would accelerate greenhouse gas reductions and require billion-dollar businesses to disclose their emissions.

On the cusp of becoming the world's fourth-largest economy, California could influence global climate policy if it passes this new suite of legislation and other states and countries follow suit, the bills' authors argued earlier this month. They spoke at a gathering of hundreds of environmental activists, clean energy industry officials and other leaders in Sacramento for the California Climate Policy Summit.

Assemblymember Zbur Announces Four Bills to Prevent Homelessness

SACRAMENTO, CA — Tackling one of his key priorities in office, Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-West Hollywood/Santa Monica) today announced a series of bills addressing the crisis of homelessness. These bills further Assemblymember Zbur's emphasis on preventing homelessness as a key component of reducing the number of people suffering on our streets.

In Sacramento, LGBTQ Bills Largely Focus on Youth, Health Issues

Bay Area Reporter

Issues related to health and transgender individuals, particularly youth, are the main focus of the LGBTQ bills making their way through the legislative process in Sacramento this year. A flurry of hearings about the legislation is expected in the coming weeks, as lawmakers race to meet their first deadline later this month to pass on the various bills with fiscal implications.

Many of the 18 LGBTQ bills the Bay Area Reporter is tracking this legislative session build on LGBTQ laws previously enacted by state lawmakers that focused on issues impacting public schools and foster youth. Several relate to protecting HIV prevention efforts.

Assemblymember Zbur Announces Three Bills to Tackle Climate Change

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-West Hollywood/Santa Monica) today announced a series of bills aimed at meeting California's ambitious renewable energy goals and providing the critical infrastructure to incentivize solar, electric, and wind energy alternatives.