Press Releases

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:

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.

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.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown signed 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 79-0, following a 38-0 Senate vote.

Monday, October 2, 2017

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) released the following statement regarding the tragic Las Vegas shooting yesterday night:

“Why does one person need more than 10 semiautomatic rifles capable of killing over 50 people in under 10 minutes?  Why does any human need a magazine clip that holds more than 10 rounds?  I’m glad that California is working hard on gun control, but when are other states going to learn?  When is enough, enough?