Officials Support Newsom’s Added Funding For Exide Plant Cleanup

Councilman Kevin de León, Assemblyman Miguel Santiago and Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Monday voiced their support for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $454.5 million in proposed funding to clean up toxic chemicals that leaked into more than 10,000 properties from the Exide Technologies battery recycling plan in Vernon.

California mulls letting adults add parents to health plans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could become the only state to let adult children add their parents as dependents to their health insurance plans, a policy proposal aimed at increasing insurance coverage among low-income people living in the country illegally who aren’t eligible for government-funded coverage.

Emergency Food Assistance for All Bill Advances

(Sacramento, CA) – AB 221 “Emergency Food Assistance for All”, joint-authored by Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) David Chiu (D-San Francisco), and Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and principal co-authored by Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) has passed out of the Assembly Human Services Committee on a 7-0 vote.