SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D – Stockton) announced legislation today to ensure the relinquishment of weapons by individuals currently prohibited from possessing firearms. Assembly Bill 465 would strengthen and clarify the court process for firearm relinquishment for those who, under current law, should not have guns because they have a domestic violence restraining order against them.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) has introduced legislation to establish the Right to Repair in California. Assembly Bill 1163 will require manufacturers of electronics making an express warranty to make service literature and equipment or parts available to product owners and to regulated, independent repair shops.
SACRAMENTO – This year’s state budget contains a one-time expenditure of $3 million for the City of Stockton to purchase a police helicopter. This budget victory for our community is the result of more than two years of efforts between the city and our two offices. We are grateful that legislative leaders and the Governor recognized the need for this purchase, which will help improve public safety in Stockton.
SACRAMENTO—A $7 billion Higher Education Construction Bond jointly authored by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Assemblymember Tim Grayson (D-Concord), and Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) was approved today in a bi-partisan vote by the Assembly Higher Education Committee. Assembly Bill 2771 would finance projects at the California State University and University of California for student housing, deferred maintenance backlogs, improvements to existing campuses, and the potential development of new campuses.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) has announced that she will be introducing the California Right to Repair Act. The legislation would require manufacturers of electronics to make diagnostic and repair information, as well as equipment or service parts, available to product owners and to independent repair shops.
SACRAMENTO – The latest Public Policy Institute of California paper entitled “Improving College Pathways in California” is a sobering read for policy makers. In addition to several pieces highlighting the challenges that our high school students face today, there is one area that needs to be highlighted – “the CSU does not have adequate capacity to enroll qualified students…In the past four years, CSU has turned away more than 69,000 qualified California high school graduates, who have completed the a-g course requirements. With more high school graduates expected to complete the a-g sequence, CSU’s capacity constraints are likely to limit students’ access to higher education.”
SACRAMENTO –On Saturday Assembly Bill 208 by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), to convert the state’s existing deferred entry of judgment program for nonviolent, misdemeanor drug offenses to a pretrial diversion program, was signed by Governor Brown.