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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) that extends local governments’ ability to provide property tax breaks to owners of vacant urban plots transformed into community gardens for ten years.  Ting authored the original law in 2013, which expires in 2019.

Friday, September 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) released the following statement following the State Assembly’s passage of a comprehensive package to provide new funding for affordable housing, strengthen accountability on communities to build housing, and to streamline housing construction:

Thursday, September 14, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Legislature passed a bill authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) creating 25 new neighborhood-restricted liquor licenses for San Francisco restaurants along underdeveloped commercial corridors.

Assembly Bill (AB) 471 passed the Assembly 61-0, following a 38-0 Senate vote.  The bill now awaits the Governor Jerry Brown’s signature or veto.

Monday, September 11, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The California State Legislature passed a bill authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) extending for ten years local governments’ ability to provide property tax breaks to owners of vacant urban plots transformed into community gardens.  Ting authored the original law in 2013, which expires in 2019.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

DACA press conference

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) released the following statement following the National Park Service’s announcement regarding the issuance of a permit for the far-right “Patriot Prayer” rally at Crissy Field on Saturday:

Monday, August 21, 2017

Many Republican lawmakers oppose or abstain in vote about this atrocity of history and nativist policies of today

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

(San Francisco) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and the California Historical Society announced a $5 million state grant to digitize and place online original historical documents through "Teaching California," a program to innovate how history is taught in the classroom. "We love the idea that students would make it into a library where these documents are but realistically students don't have the ability to do that," said Assemblymember Ting.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Citing concern for public safety after violence at White Supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the letter urges the National Park Service to reconsider issuance of permit for rally in Crissy Field

San Francisco – Today, Senator Scott Wiener, Assemblymember Phil Ting, and Assemblymember David Chiu sent a letter requesting that the National Park Service reconsider the issuance of a permit for the so-called Patriot Prayer Rally scheduled on August 26, 2017. The letter reads: