Today, AB 2164 by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José), passed out of the Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support and the support of both business and disability groups.
Assemblymember Alex Lee, Fremont Councilmember Teresa Cox, Fremont Councilmember Jenny Kassan, and Executive Director Tina Fernandez of Hers Breast Cancer Foundation hosted a celebration in Milpitas to celebrate Women’s History Month Celebration and honor six leaders at a celebration in Milpitas.
Woman of the Year 2022: Karena Shackelford
Today, AB 2050, Ellis Act reform was reintroduced by Assemblymember Alex Lee. AB 2050 would curb property speculators who misuse the Ellis Act from evicting buildings full of rent-controlled residents, many who have lived there for decades. The reform to the Ellis Act would ensure that this type of eviction cannot be used until after five years of property ownership.
Assemblymember Alex Lee, Fremont Councilmember Teresa Cox, and the San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP celebrated Black History Month Celebration to honor six individual leaders and the contributions of HBCUs at Albert Augustine Jr. Memorial Park of Sunnyhills in Milpitas.
Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) has reintroduced the tax on extreme wealth in California. Similar to the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act proposed by Senator Elizabeth Warren, this tax would apply to households with net worths of more than $50 million — the top 0.07% of Californians.
Today, Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) introduced AB 2164 to help ensure that small businesses have access to funds to make accessibility-related improvements so that Californians with disabilities have barrier-free access to businesses and other facilities.