There were nine candidates on stage and a large engaged audience at the California Assembly District 15 Candidates Forum hosted by the Albany Democratic Club at Albany High on January 29. Although the candidates competed to drop names and out-progressive each other, they appeared for the most part to agree closely on the issues. Even … Continue reading Crowded Slate Vies for State Assembly District 15 Seat
There’s a crowded race to fill Tony Thurmond's California State Assembly District 15 seat, which he's leaving to run for state superintendent of public instruction in 2018. Hear the candidates who've already announced, at the Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum, Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 11 AM to 2 PM, Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Dr., San … Continue reading Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum
This cold-hearted administration has been unfailingly cruel to the immigrant families who bestow their work, their hard-earned money, their very lives upon this country they’ve chosen to be their home. But nothing, not the refugee and Muslim ban; not the ICE raids detaining and deporting thousands, leaving millions behind to live in fear—skip school, doctor’s … Continue reading Don’t take them from their homes
California District 11 activists joined in to learn, network, and get inspired to stand - indivisibly - at Rep Mark DeSaulnier's Resistance Fair.
We have an opportunity to work with a legislator who is not used to working with the grassroots but is open to our input, our help, and our support for pushing the environmental needle left. So let’s keep showing up!
California’s battle against the federal government rages on, this time on the issue of internet privacy. Back in March 2017, the US Congress approved a resolution to undo Obama-era internet privacy protections for consumers, and Trump of course signed it. Now our representatives in Sacramento are considering AB 375, a bill which would give us back the protections taken away by the federal government.
The California Assembly is set to vote this Thursday, July 13, on a pair of bills which would determine our state’s ability to control greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
On Saturday, July 9, IEB and Indivisible SF members attended a Single Payer Town Hall in Larkspur on the subject of Senate Bill 562, The Healthy California Act, also known as single-payer healthcare. A panel of experts and one of the bill's authors answered questions from a large and knowledgeable audience about numerous aspects of the bill.
Senator Nancy Skinner and state Assembly members Rob Bonta and Tony Thurmond have been leaders in sponsoring and supporting progressive legislation in Sacramento.