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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, released the following statement about the State Legislature’s passage of the 2017-2018 budget for California.  An Assembly Budget Committee overview of the spending plan is available here.  Ting’s statement follows.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Assemblymember Phil Ting honors his Veteran of the Year, Shannon Kissinger (center), a San Francisco native and resident of the Richmond.  He served in the United States Navy from 1996 to 2001 and now works to help homeless veterans. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Assembly passed legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) that will, when paired with an updated inclusionary zoning ordinance now being negotiated by the Board of Supervisors, strengthen local planning tools in San Francisco to result in more affordable housing.

Assembly Bill (AB) 915 passed with a preliminary vote of 42-28 and moves to the State Senate for further review.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – California took the first step to remove dangerous carcinogenic chemicals from fast food wrappers and other food packaging following a vote in the State Assembly.  Assembly Bill (AB) 958, by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), passed out of the Assembly on a 42-25 vote and moves to the State Senate for review.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Assembly passed legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) to give San Francisco flexibility to build shelters and transitional housing for unsheltered homeless residents.

Assembly Bill (AB) 932 passed with a 67-0 vote and moves to the State Senate for further review.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Assemblymember Phil Ting, Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, unveiled the State Assembly’s plan for the California budget leading up to Thursday’s vote in the Assembly Budget Committee. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Phil Ting, Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, has unveiled the State Assembly’s plan for the 2017/18 California budget. The result of 77 public hearings since January, the Assembly’s plan is called the “Protect and Persist Budget.”  It protects the progress of recent budgets that restored vital investments lost during the Great Recession while strengthening the state’s ability to withstand future economic downturns or adverse federal actions.  Also, it persists onward with more responsible investments in Californians.

Monday, May 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Assembly passed a resolution recognizing the 135th Anniversary of the signing of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and to call on President Donald Trump to revoke his anti-immigrant executive orders.

Authored by Assemblymembers Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 14 passed with a 52-0 vote.   The measure now heads to the State Senate for review. 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Assemblymember Ting makes remarks at the 13th annual Afterschool and Summer Challenge.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, released the following statement about the May Revision of Governor Jerry Brown’s state budget proposal for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which starts on July 1. The Assembly Budget Committee released a preliminary analysis of the proposal. Ting’s statement follows.