Tom Ammiano

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Name: Tom Ammiano
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill seeks to improve Calif. consumer access to health providers

Todd Miller was happy when the Affordable Care Act meant health insurers could no longer turn him down for coverage based on his prior case of tennis elbow. But the Monterey County internet entrpreneur was disappointed that his Anthem Blue Cross PPO did ... [Published SCPR - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 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 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 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 - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

SF tenants rally for support of Proposition G

click to enlargeMike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerGum Gee Lee, a victim of an Ellis Act eviction, speaks out at a rally for Proposition G, an anti-speculation tax on the November ballot.Nearly a year after a series of protests outside a Polk Gulch apartment ... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cascade of Bills Out of Appropriations; Many Due for Floor Votes This Week

The Assembly and Senate appropriations committees last week approved hundreds of bills for floor votes, including dozens of health-related ones.The Senate side started with 306 bills on suspense; the Assembly had 153 bills to consider."[These bills] proposed ... [Published California Healthline - Aug 18 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 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Licenses For Pot Shops Shelved

LICENSES FOR POT SHOPS SHELVEDState Lawmakers Also Put Aside Requiring Adult Film Actors to Use Condoms.Lawmakers on Thursday shelved plans to require state licenses for medical marijuana shops and condom use by adult film actors, among dozens of other ... [Published Media Awareness Project - Aug 15 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 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tears, cheers for McDonald at Milk club dinner

The tears and cheers flowed as the glitterati of San Francisco progressive politics gathered for a joyous celebration of those who've made a difference. It not only highlighted personal and organizational achievement, but also how the local community ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 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]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Surprise amendments to California’s troubling draft medical pot law – SB 1262

California medical marijuana regulations are speeding through Sacramento , but over the last couple of days have lost the support of California NORML, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and former co-sponsor Rep. Tom Ammiano. The Drug Policy Alliance ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

California bills aim to bring family law into 21st century

(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)Written by Thursday, 31 July 2014 19:16California Gov. Jerry Brown.California lawmakers will consider updating family law and parental rights to keep up with the evolving nature of families when they return from summer break ... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Aug 01 2014]

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"My bill represents an opportunity to have state law keep pace with the changes in reproductive technology," Ammiano said. "we can help families thrive without needless legal battles."

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Sister Dana Sez: Congressional RepubliCAN’Ts a... [Published San Francisco Bay Times - 15 hours ago]
Bill seeks to improve Calif. consumer access to... [Published SCPR - 16 hours ago]
Political Notebook: SF LGBT Democratic clubs en... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 16 hours ago]
Lawmakers send Brown bills to adapt state law t... [Published Insurance News Net - 17 hours ago]
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]
Bid to regulate medical marijuana in California... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 14 2014]
Political Notebook: Out candidates run forSF ed... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 14 2014]
Tears, cheers for McDonald at Milk club dinner [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 14 2014]
Who will San Francisco Dems back in November? [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Aug 13 2014]
November Election Preview [Published San Francisco Bay Times - Aug 08 2014]
Endorsement Season [Published San Francisco Bay Times - Aug 08 2014]
California marijuana industry, legislators and ... [Published Sacramento News & Review - Aug 07 2014]
Fresno Cannabis Association opposes Senate Bill... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Aug 07 2014]
New Statewide California Cannabis Regulations [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 06 2014]
California’s ‘Modern Family Act’ to be debated [Published Gay Star News - Aug 06 2014]
Family law needs to catch up with reality: Edit... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Aug 06 2014]
Cali pot rules getting patient-friendly, ASA says [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 05 2014]
California lawmakers return to a mountain of bills [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 04 2014]
Surprise amendments to California’s troubling d... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 01 2014]
Chiu far outpaces Campos in fundraising [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 01 2014]
In David vs David, Chiu Scores Donations from R... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Aug 01 2014]
Chiu far outpaces Campos in Assembly race fundr... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 01 2014]
California bills aim to bring family law into 2... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Aug 01 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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