Assemblymember Phil Ting joined KRON4 News to talk about gun restrictions and what that means for victims of gun violence. Click below to watch interview.
California is flush with nearly $100 billion in extra cash for the fiscal year that will begin in July, but Gov. Gavin Newsom says he sees economic storms ahead, and wants to spend that money on programs that will help the state and its residents weather an uncertain future.
... As happens every year, Newsom’s May proposal is really the starting point for negotiations with lawmakers. San Francisco Democrat Phil Ting, who chairs the Assembly Budget Committee, said lawmakers will be pushing back on Newsom’s plan to send cash to car owners.
Legislative leaders agreed this week that giving schools billions of dollars more in unrestricted funding would be their top priority in negotiations with Gov. Gavin Newsom over next year’s bountiful state budget.
Grant Avenue in San Francisco’s historic Chinatown is struggling. The street, known to residents as the touristy side of Chinatown, doesn’t have the same hustle and bustle it did before COVID — or even in the years leading up to the pandemic.
Phil Ting, Assembly member in San Francisco, says the firearm industry needs accountability, just like every other industry in the nation.
"If you have an issue with your automobile, if you have an issue with a toy-you have the ability to sue that manufacturer for any particular fault or any particular issue," Phil Ting, Assembly member in the19th District (D), said.
California state lawmakers advanced a measure Tuesday that would make it easier to skirt a federal law in order to sue gun-makers, legislation that opponents say is ultimately aimed at driving manufacturers out of business.
The California Assembly Transportation Committee passed a landmark ZEV incentive reform bill, AB 2816, by a 6-2 vote on Monday.
Elected officials and Asian American activists gathered Friday in San Francisco to celebrate $14 million in state funding to combat a spike in anti-Asian hate crimes.
Phil Ting, an assemblymember representing San Francisco who serves as chair of the state Budget Committee, said it is “gratifying” to see the first round of grants being disbursed after California made a historic $166 million budget allocation to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, gave his thoughts on the Downtown Sacramento shooting, and how one of the bills he is championing, AB 1594, could affect gun manufacturers.
Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, explained what’s in his bill AB 1947, and how it could be a game changer for law enforcement when it comes to identifying hate crimes.