Press Release

Friday, November 17, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in response to the report on state audit interference and the University of California (UC) Regents' actions Thursday:

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, released the following statement in response to the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) fiscal outlook in anticipation of the 2018-19 fiscal year:

Monday, November 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) says the Trump Federal Tax plan is a scam that hurts the middle class and only benefits the very wealthy. “It’s time take a stand against this tax scheme that robs California,” Assemblymember Ting said. “If the tax scheme passes it would cut the mortgage interest deduction, hurting middle-class homeowners; it would eliminate state and local deductions, forcing Californians to pay taxes twice on the same income; and it will cut billions of dollars from health care, transportation, and education.”

Thursday, November 9, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in response to the resignation of University of California (UC) executives related to state audit interference:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – San Francisco’s state lawmakers Assemblymember Phil Ting, Senator Scott Weiner, and San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee stood with parks advocates at City Hall to announce Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 857, legislation to help San Francisco create parks and open spaces on underutilized lands owned by CalTrans under and adjacent to highways 80, 101, and 280.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

California has the highest population of homeless residents in the country, an especially acute problem in the metropolitan regions of the Bay Area and Los Angeles. This week, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 932, which would expedite local approval of temporary supportive shelters on public land under the declaration of a shelter crisis. City governments in Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, San Diego, and Los Angeles have already declared a shelter crisis, with over 70% of their homeless populations remaining unsheltered.

Monday, October 16, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) to boost the construction of homeless shelters that can link people in need with services to achieve self-sufficiency in seven communities where nearly half the state’s homeless population resides and 70 percent are unsheltered.