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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymembers Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, held a media availability to discuss the critical findings of an independent state audit released today about the budgeting practices and operations of University of California’s Office of the President.  The two requested the audit last year.  Audio of their media availability is available

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Flanked by supporters at a hotel converted to shelter the homeless, Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced a bill to give San Francisco flexibility to build homeless shelters and transitional housing for unsheltered homeless residents.  The bill faces its first hearing in the State Legislature next week.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, released the following statement in response to the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 1, which raises over $5 billion each year to pay for improvements in the state’s transportation infrastructure.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced legislation creating 25 new neighborhood-restricted liquor licenses for San Francisco restaurants along underdeveloped commercial corridors.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced legislation to make California the first state to ban chemicals linked to cancer and organ failure from fast-food wrappers and food take-out containers.

“Dangerous chemicals should not be wrapped around our food, especially what we give to our kids,” said Ting.  “Food convenience and food safety should not be competing values for those of us with lives on the go.  It’s time for California to purge these toxic chemicals from our food so they cannot further damage our health and the environment.”

Monday, March 20, 2017

CA Lawmakers Push State to Divest from Companies Building Trump’s Border Wall

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Ting Bill Links Housing Density with Affordability

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced legislation strengthening the ability of local community planning tools to result in more affordable housing.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Degrees Not Debt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Assemblymember Phil Ting and other Assembly Democrats announce their plan to have debt-free college tuition for California students.