AB 857 Heads to Floor Vote; Bernie Endorses!

Senate floor, Assembly floor to approve amendments, Governor Newsom’s signature. We’ve cleared seven hurdles (three Assembly committees, Assembly floor vote, three Senate committees). The finish line is in sight.

Dozens of us were in Sacramento on Monday, lobbying for AB857–enough advocates to impress our bill’s co-authors. Aside from many meetings with legislators, we also had an encouraging meeting with Anthony Williams, the governor’s legislative secretary.

We’re also delighted to have national recognition from one of the great 21st century progressive movers and shakers:

There’s good news coming in the East Bay, too. But right now lots of focus is on finishing the 857 push. We’ll keep you informed.

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