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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) -  Assembly Bill 651, authored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), passed the Assembly Health Committee today on a bipartisan vote of 11-1.  This bill strengthens the Attorney General’s oversight authority to preserve and promote culturally sensitive and language appropriate health care for our increasingly diverse seniors.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Proud to have been invited to address members of the aerospace community on the future of the industry in California and how we can work together on deep space exploration, as well as initiatives closer to home.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Resolutions acknowledge contributions of Aerospace and Aviation industries

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chairman of the Select Committee on Aerospace, recognized “California Aerospace and Aviation Days” on the Assembly Floor today, and introduced guests in conjunction with the event which runs March 27-29.  Muratsuchi spoke to the Assembly about the significant number of jobs the multi-billion dollar industry brings to the State of California. 

Monday, March 27, 2017

FRESNO - As the American Health Care Act, which was the GOP bill option to repeal the Affordable Care Act was pulled from consideration for vote last week; community health advocates and legislators in the state voiced a cautious relief as access to health care for millions of Californians is no longer at risk, at least for now.

… “Unlike the Affordable Care Act (ACA), TrumpCare would take away health care coverage from millions of Americans, especially low-income and working Americans, while giving huge tax breaks for the wealthy,” said Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi. “I am proud to support the ACA, which provides healthcare for millions of uninsured Americans.”

Friday, March 24, 2017

Torrance, CA – Assembly Bill (AB) 491, which establishes $3 million in grants to the State Library for the education of Japanese American incarceration, today passed the Assembly Education Committee on a unanimous vote of 7-0.  Specifically, the bill will extend funding for the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, run by the State Library, through an appropriation of $3 million in General Funds that will be distributed over the next three years.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Proud to speak on behalf of the API caucus in favor of proclaiming March 23rd as Nowruz Day. I wish you all best wishes for a peaceful and prosperous Nowruz!

Monday, March 20, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Assembly unanimously passed, with a vote of 77-0, Assembly Bill (AB) 368, a measure meant to protect young child sexual assault victims from reliving their assault details multiple times in court.  With this bill, when an offender commits certain sexual crimes with a minor in multiple jurisdictions, the offenses may be joined and heard in any one of those locations.  The bill expands the ages of the victims from just 10-14years old under current law to all children under the age of 14.

Monday, March 20, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) authored Assembly Bill 368 to protect young child sexual assault victims from reliving their assault details multiple times in court.  Under AB 368 when an offender commits certain sexual crimes with a minor in multiple jurisdictions, the offenses may be joined and heard in any one of those locations.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A great conversation with Torrance PTA members today in the Capitol.