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03.23.21 Sen. Atkins Calls for Californians to Support Legislation to Fight Sea Level Rise

Excerpted from The Times of San Diego

By Chris Jennewein

Funding for SB 1 is included in a $5.5 billion bond measure that includes $970 million for coastal protection and restoration. That funding is intended to address sea level rise, which includes better local and regional planning and project investment. Some $100 million per year would be allocated for this effort.

RELEASE: Assembly Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Membership Announced

Dedicated to Helping Small Businesses Survive and Thrive

SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has been appointed the new chair of the Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. This Committee is dedicated to supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs, helping them to innovate, growing the state’s economy and generating jobs in California.

VIDEO RELEASE: The Golden State Innovation Act Coalition Grows

California is Primed to Reinstate the Research & Development Tax Credit

SACRAMENTO — The Golden State Innovation Act has garnered a broad coalition of support since its introduction on February 11, 2021. Patient-advocacy groups, life sciences companies and 28 California Legislators have joined in support of Assembly Bill 593.

RELEASE: Bills Introduced to Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking

Fentanyl Deaths Skyrocket in California

SACRAMENTO - In addition to the ravages of the Covid-19 Pandemic, there is another devastating epidemic plaguing California and the entire nation: the opioid epidemic. The opioid epidemic is increasingly being fueled by the rise of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid which is now the leading cause of opioid related deaths.


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