Tom Ammiano

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Name: Tom Ammiano
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

California Legislature works into wee hours to pass flurry of bills

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, center, is congratulated by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, and Assemblyman John Perez, D-Los Angeles, after his measure to thwart or reverse wrongful criminal convictions was approved by the Assembly ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

California Passes Affirmative Consent Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – State senators unanimously passed SB 967 on Thursday, which would establish standards for institutions of higher education in their handling of sexual misconduct cases.Specifically, the bill requires an affirmative consent standard ... [Published Campus Safety Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bill that would increase transparency for community college accreditation heads to governor’s desk

A bill that seeks to make the accreditation system for California's 112 community colleges more transparent landed on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown this week after receiving unanimous support from the state Senate and Assembly.Brown has until Sept. 30 ... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

AM Alert: How should California name its highways?

It’s a legislative tradition for last-minute policy proposals to crop up in the final weeks of session through the gut-and-amend process, but so far the bills that have emerged are more curious than scintillating.Take SB 792 from state Sen. Mark DeSaulnier ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

No finance reports yet from No on E, pro-soda tax, campaign

Advertisements attacking the proposed soda tax in San Francisco are everywhere - from billboards to Web banner ads to literature being handed out around town by people wearing those ubiquitous red T-shirts. But the campaign to defeat Proposition E on ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the editor, Aug. 26

Thin-skinned politicianWith twice as many handicapped placards as parking meters in San Francisco, we all know there's rampant abuse of the placards. Many of the cheaters only use the placards to avoid feeding the meters. The only practical answer is ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the editor, Aug. 23

Some analysts and politicians, including Gov. Rick Perry , seem to be worried that Islamic State members are infiltrating into the U.S. to carry out terrorist acts. Their concerns that America will be cowed by mass shootings in public places are overblown. ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

California law aims to protect rights of sperm donors, surrogates | Reuters

5:39pm EDT SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A bill aimed at protecting the parental and adoptive rights of non-traditional families in California was sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday in an effort to close gaps in a state law that have led to at ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers send Brown bills to adapt state law to modern families

By Timm Herdt, Ventura County Star, Calif. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesAug. 20 -- SACRAMENTO -- Seeking to change California's laws to adapt to the realities of modern families, lawmakers on Wednesday sent to Gov. Jerry Brown bills that deal ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

S.F. parking fee plan for disabled goes nowhere

Convinced there's widespread abuse of disabled parking placards, San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency passed a series of recommendations to crack down on the problem - only to have them deep-sixed by the city's own lawmakers in Sacramento.There ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Session Over: California’s Historic Medical Pot Bill Killed

Regulations on medical marijuana (pictured above) failed in the California Assembly todayA historic bill to create much-needed regulations for the state’s flourishing, $1.8 billion estimated medical pot industry landed in the dustbin today.The Assembly ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

New Statewide California Cannabis Regulations

The Medical cannabis business has attracted entrepreneurs to California with the idea of a quick start-up and a potential new career field but have recently run into new statewide cannabis regulations. The golden state alone is the fourth largest economy ... [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 06 2014]

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The Original Longest-Running Outdoor Comedy Fes... [Published Prlog - Aug 31 2014]
California Legislature works into wee hours to ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 30 2014]
Historic groundwater legislation passed by Cali... [Published Palo Alto Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa: Worse than Pelican Bay [Published San Francisco Bay View - Aug 30 2014]
Historic groundwater legislation passed by Cali... [Published Oakland Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
California Passes Affirmative Consent Bill [Published Campus Safety Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Bill that would increase transparency for commu... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 29 2014]
Political Notebook: Khanna, Honda campaigns row... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
News Briefs: Oakland to hold Trans Pride Gala [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
AM Alert: How should California name its highways? [Published Sacramento Bee - Aug 27 2014]
No finance reports yet from No on E, pro-soda t... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 27 2014]
Soda tax supporters accuse opponents of breakin... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 27 2014]
Did Big Soda swing a key endorsement by a progr... [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Aug 26 2014]
Letters to the editor, Aug. 26 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 26 2014]
The Buzz: Kamala Harris married in Santa Barbar... [Published Sacramento Bee - Aug 26 2014]
L.A. Daily News: The Modern Family Act: Los Ang... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 23 2014]
California’s Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill ... [Published Live Trading News - Aug 23 2014]
Letters to the editor, Aug. 23 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]
Sister Dana Sez: Congressional RepubliCAN’Ts a... [Published San Francisco Bay Times - Aug 21 2014]
Bill seeks to improve Calif. consumer access to... [Published SCPR - Aug 21 2014]
Political Notebook: SF LGBT Democratic clubs en... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Lawmakers send Brown bills to adapt state law t... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 21 2014]
California law aims to protect rights of sperm ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
California law aims to protect rights of sperm ... [Published Reuters - Aug 20 2014]
SF tenants rally for support of Proposition G [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 20 2014]
Cascade of Bills Out of Appropriations; Many Du... [Published California Healthline - Aug 18 2014]
S.F. parking fee plan for disabled goes nowhere [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 18 2014]
Major RN-Backed Bills to Expand Patient Care an... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 16 2014]
Licenses For Pot Shops Shelved [Published Media Awareness Project - Aug 15 2014]
Session Over: California’s Historic Medical Pot... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
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Prop 13 Agreement May Fall Apart After All [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 27 2014]
A compromise bill that ostensibly would have pacified two California lobbyists who have been antagonists for years over property tax policy fell apart on Wednesday, the Sacramento Bee reports.  Lenny Goldberg, who represents the California Tax ...
CA Assembly Rejects Medical Marijuana Regulatio... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
AB 1894 , a California bill that aimed to regulate medical marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol, was rejected by the state Assembly on Thursday in a 26-31 vote, according to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune. The bill was authored ...
Medical Marijuana and SF Ellis Act reform bills... [Published Calitics - Front Page - May 30 2014]
Close votes push reform down the road by Brian Leubitz Today is the last day to get bills out of their house of origin, and so we have a bit of controversy as a few bills got the big red X. First up, in an 18-19 vote, the Senate voted down Sen. ...
Sperm donor or parent? Check the box on Califor... [Published Yahoo! Health News - May 20 2014]
The measure by San Francisco Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, a Democrat, would require sperm donors, surrogate mothers and the people with whom they work to have a child to fill out a series of forms detailing the rights and responsibilities of each pers... ...
Bipartisan Prop 13 Reform? [Published Calitics - Front Page - May 14 2014]
Well, kinda. Enabling legislation will get a tweak by Brian Leubitz Call it the third rail, or whatever you so desire, but changing anything even remotely associated with Prop 13 was considered strictly verboten. However, Asm. Tom Ammiano has apparently ...
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