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May 26, 2017
Today, we pause to pay tribute to our Fallen Heroes, an extraordinary group of individuals who gave of themselves so that you and I can be free.
May 22, 2017
The Single Payer Health Care System (SB 562) is estimated to cost Californians over $400 billion, according to analysis released today by the Senate Appropriations Committee. This price tag would be $200 billion bigger than the entire state budget! To pay for the program, SB562 shifts the entire...
May 11, 2017
Governor Brown’s budget once again misses the mark to protect middle and lower income families. Sadly, the revised budget fails to restore the Middle Class Scholarship, a financial life-line that, in many cases, is the only state funded financial assistance middle class students can apply for...
April 25, 2017
Today the California State Auditor announced that the University of California’s (UC) headquarters hid $175 million from the public while at the same time, UC President Napolitano was demanding more state funds and higher tuition from students. The brazen lack of transparency demonstrated by the UC...
April 20, 2017
Senate Bill 326, authored by Senator Janet Nguyen to protect the state’s only scholarship for middle class students from being eliminated from the state budget, cleared the Senate Education Committee. Senator Nguyen introduced SB 326 in response to Governor Brown’s plans to phase out funding for...
April 18, 2017
In a continued effort to pay tribute to the many lives lost during the Vietnam War and to raise awareness of the current conditions in Vietnam, Senator Janet Nguyen hosted a presentation on the Senate floor on Monday to present Senate Concurrent Resolution 2 (SCR2), designating April 2017 as Black...
March 28, 2017
“Our Veterans have served this country bravely and it is only right for us to recognize their contributions and see that when they do come home, they receive the care and assistance they have earned,” said Senator Janet Nguyen.
March 22, 2017
Following the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees vote to raise CSU undergraduate tuition fees by five percent, Senator Janet Nguyen has announced the introduction of SB 236. With the goal of combating rising tuition costs and increasing access for California students, SB 236 would...
March 17, 2017
Senator Janet Nguyen has been appointed to two Senate Select Committees by Senate leadership, one focusing on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs and the other on Women, Work, and Families. Among its many goals, the Senate Select Committee on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs aims to identify ways to...
March 14, 2017
In observance of National Sunshine Week, Senator Janet Nguyen is proud to introduce SB 529 in an effort to increase transparency in local government offices that maintain campaign reports. This bill would require prompt access to campaign reports that are considered public record, but that are at...

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