Go Time on Two Good Bills

By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Action deadline - ASAP!  Great news! Thanks to your help in making calls, two good California bills that Indivisible East Bay supported, AB 2188 (Social Media Disclose Act) and AB 3115 (Jails: Voter Education Program), passed out of committee and are scheduled to be voted … Continue reading Go Time on Two Good Bills

Teach Our Voters Well

By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Action deadline - Sunday August 5 AB 2188 (Social Media Disclose Act) and AB 3115 (Jails: Voter Education Program) are scheduled for hearings on Monday August 6 before the State Senate Appropriations Committee, their last stop before being heard by the full Senate. AB 2188: Ads on social media … Continue reading Teach Our Voters Well

AB 3115, Voter Education in Jails: Update

Action needed by Monday, June 25! Voter education is just as important as voter registration. We previously discussed and urged support for AB 3115 (Jails: Voter Education Program), and now this important bill is headed for a vote in the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, June 26. Please call Senator Nancy Skinner, committee Chair (and … Continue reading AB 3115, Voter Education in Jails: Update

State Legislature Vote-a-rama

Indivisible East Bay supported several California Assembly and Senate bills pending in the June 2018 session. The legislature has voted, and here are the results: Law Enforcement: AB 3131 Law enforcement agencies, military equipment, funding, acquisition, and use: passed Assembly. See our articles here and here for more info SB 1421 Peace officers, release of records: passed Senate. See … Continue reading State Legislature Vote-a-rama

IEB Meets With State Asm. Thurmond’s Staff

On May 29, Indivisible East Bay members Nick, Amelia, Ted, Melanie, and Mark met with Molly Curley O’Brien from State Assemblymember Tony Thurmond’s (AD15) office in downtown Oakland. IEB's first-ever meeting with Thurmond’s staff was a positive experience. We had sent Molly a memo beforehand listing the topics and state bills we wanted to talk … Continue reading IEB Meets With State Asm. Thurmond’s Staff

IEB Meets With State Senator Nancy Skinner

On April 27, Indivisible East Bay had our first sit-down meeting with Senator Nancy Skinner, who represents California Senate District 9, covering Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, and several other East Bay cities and towns. We met Senator Skinner in her district office in downtown Oakland, where she spends most Fridays meeting with constituents and groups. We packed a … Continue reading IEB Meets With State Senator Nancy Skinner