Press Releases

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. 

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. 

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.

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 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.”

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.