Press Release

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) requested a $26-million one year extension of the Statewide Workforce Education and Training (WET) Program be added to the 2018-19 budget. “This one year extension is important to the WET program addressing the growing shortage of behavioral health professionals in California by focusing on recruiting, training, and retraining mental health professionals,” Assemblymember Chu said. To learn more about the WET program and the request for a one-year extension watch the Assembly Access video.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 12, 2018 - CONTACT: John Nam (916) 319-2025

(SACRAMENTO, CA) Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D – San Jose) today honored Sharon Yuhsiang Yang of San Jose as Woman of the Year for Assembly District 25.

Monday, March 12, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) honored Sharon Yuhsaing Yang as Woman of the Year for Assembly District 25. “Every year, I have the privilege to celebrate the achievements of an extraordinary woman from our Assembly District. For 2018, I couldn’t think of a better person than Sharon Yusaing Yang,” Assemblymember Chu said. “Sharon is a true embodiment of an individual who cares deeply for her community and I am delighted to recognize her as our Woman of the Year.” Ms.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018


Assemblymember Kansen Chu honored the Milpitas High School football team on the Assembly Floor in recognition of its 2017 CIF 4A Division Championship.

Monday, March 5, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) honored the CIF 4A Division Champions Milpitas High School football team recognizing their 2017 Championship on the Assembly Floor. “As the proud representative of District 25, it is my honor to introduce to you the Milpitas High School Football team. Milpitas Trojans won the CIF 4-A Championship last year...My understanding is this is the first state football title in Milpitas High School history,” Assemblymember Chu said.

Friday, February 16, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) and the State Assembly hold a special Japanese internment Day of Remembrance each year to remind everyone what happens when fear takes over. In December 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law Executive Order 9066, which effectively suspended the civil liberties of Americans of Japanese descent. Be part of the fight against fear, watch and share this Day of Remembrance video.