California Bill Taking On Stingray Surveillance Passes Out of Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2015) – A bill that would take the first step in limiting the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications passed out of committee late last week. The bill would not only protect privacy in California, but would also hinder part of the federal surveillance state.

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California Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support AB36

California AB36 would take the first step towards blocking federal programs that militarize local police by requiring all 1033 Program transfers to be approved by the local governing body. It passed the Local Government Committee by a vote of 9-0 and now must pass through the Appropriations Committee.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS in support!

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California ‘Right to Try’ Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions Passes Second Assembly Committee, 14-0

SACRAMENTO, Ca. (Mar. 4, 2015) – A California bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments passed unanimously through a second state Assembly committee last week. The vote was 14-0.

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California ‘Right to Try’ Bill to Nullify Some FDA Restrictions Passes Assembly Committee, 17-0

SACRAMENTO (Apr. 10, 2015) – A California bill that would nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments passed unanimously through a state Assembly committee this week. The vote was 17-0.

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California Action Alert: Help Nullify FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill, Support SB715, SB149 & AB159

California SB715, SB149, and AB159 would nullify in practice some FDA restrictions on terminally ill patients. The bills must pass through their committee assignments before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following action steps to support these important bills.

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California Action Alert: Help Protect Terminally-Ill From FDA Restrictions, AB159 and SB149

California AB159 and SB149 would effectively nullify some FDA restrictions on terminally ill patients. AB159 must pass through the Assembly Health Committee successfully, and SB149 must pass through the Senate Rules Committee successfully before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following action steps to support these important bills.

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