SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) on the first day of the 2021-22 Regular Session introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 1 (AJR 1) calling for the U.S. Congress to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
SACRAMENTO – The State’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board voted unanimously yesterday to adopt stricter safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Leading up to the pandemic, about 5.7 million Californians typically worked in frontline industries, representing about 30 percent of all workers
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) released a statement today in response to his appointment to the newly-formed Select Committee on Latina Inequities, created by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and chaired by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego):
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment, released the following statement today in response to the Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold a lower court’s ruling which found that the continued misclassification of Uber and Lyft drivers would cause them irreparable harm and directed the companies to immediately classify them as emp
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) released a statement today in response to the Governor’s executive order announcing new actions in the fight against climate change and to protect biodiversity.
A historic, first-of-its-kind law in the State, the California Racial Justice Act prohibits the use of race, ethnicity, or national origin in sentencing and convictions
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) today announced African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) as the 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year for Assembly District 27.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2542 (AB 2542), also known as the California Racial Justice Act, which will assert civil rights in the California court system and address racial discrimination that leads to unfair convictions and sentencing, has passed out of the Senate on a 26-10 vote. The bill’s author, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), released the following statement: