Press Release

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Torrance, CA – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance)’s Assembly Bill 1286, which would require cities and counties to adopt safety rules before e-scooter and other shared mobility service providers offer any device for rent or use, passed the Assembly Floor on Monday. The bill would also require the service providers to provide minimum insurance to protect riders as well as pedestrians and others in the event of an injury.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019

I am proud to join the with The Volunteer Center by authoring a State Resolution recognizing May as Mental Health Month. I commend the Volunteer Center staff and board for their focus on the mental health and wellness of our students as we face a crisis in our state and in the South Bay. In addition to authoring AB 272 to ensure we are thoughtful about student's smart phone use, my office has joined their newly-created Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Thank you to Child 360, First 5 LA, LAUSD, and the Los Angeles County Office of Education for a tour of the Gardena Early Education Center. I have always made a world-class education for every student my top priority in Sacramento. I am committed to continuing the fight to ensure that students of every age have the resources they need to be successful. I am confident that if we continue to work together through creative partnerships and increased support from that state we will be able to provide every student the education they deserve.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi hosted an Earth Day town hall at Hermosa Valley School on Saturday. Panelists addressed the latest science on rising sea levels, and how they could affect Hermosa and the rest of the California coast. Speakers included: Craig Cadwallader, head of the Surfrider Foundation’s South Bay chapter; Ian Fenty, a scientist in the sea level and ice group at the Jet Propulsion Library and the California Institute of Technology; Damon Nagami, a senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council; and Mary Small, chief deputy executive officer of the California Coastal Conservancy.

Friday, May 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The proposal to ban students from using smart phones at school or on school grounds unanimously passed the California Assembly Thursday with some provisions to the original bill.

Assembly Bill 272 asks that all school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools come up with smart phone policies to limit or prohibit student use at school. The bill does allow for certain allowances, including:

Saturday, April 27, 2019