Press Release

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

CONTACT: Annie Pham, (916) 319-2025     

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) introduced AB 680, a bill to improve mental illness identification and crisis de-escalation by requiring mental health crisis training for all 911 dispatchers. The goal is to ensure the safety of all people involved and to help people experiencing mental health crises receive appropriate intervention and care, rather than becoming involved with the criminal justice system.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

CONTACT: Annie Pham, (916) 319-2025

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In response to the heartbreaking fires across the state, Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) introduced AB 338, a bill to improve fire safety and language access to emergency preparedness plans in manufactured and mobilehome communities. This bill builds on Assemblymember Chu’s efforts last year on this same issue in the wake of a devastating fire in his Assembly District in San José. That fire took the lives of three community members, two of whom were children.

Monday, January 28, 2019

CONTACT: Annie Pham (916) 319-2025

Monday, December 3, 2018

CONTACT: Annie Pham, (916) 319-2025

Monday, December 3, 2018
CONTACT: Annie Pham, (916) 319-2025
 
Friday, October 12, 2018

CONTACT:     Annie Pham, (916) 319-2025 

(SAN JOSE, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Kansen Chu is co-hosting a hearing on bias-related bullying with Santa Clara County Supervisors Dave Cortese and Cindy Chavez.  Panelists include representatives from local district attorney’s offices, school representatives, community leaders, parents and students.  The discussion will focuses on bullying in and outside of school and how we can collaborate at the state and local level to combat this issue.

Friday, September 28, 2018

CONTACT: Annie Pham, (916) 319-2025      

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Governor Brown signed AB 2501 (Chu), a bill to increase access to safe drinking water for many small and disadvantaged communities.  About 1 million Californians still lack access to safe and affordable drinking water.  Nitrates, arsenic, bacteria, chrom 6 and other contaminants continue to run through the faucets in hundreds of thousands of homes in our state.