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Affordable housing bond measure put on November ballot
The affordable housing bond will provide $580 million in investment in affordable homes for low-income renters, down payment assistance for first time homebuyers and an innovation fund to seek new solutions.
2 Investigates: John George psych hospital admins address overcrowding
The overcrowding at John George Psychiatric Pavilion demands immediate attention. That is why, as chair of the Health Committee, I asked administrators from John George and Alameda Health System to accelerate their plan to address overcrowding in the hospital's Psychiatric Emergency Services.
Full Medi-Cal Services Being Expanded to California's Undocumented Children
No child should be denied full access to the medical services they need to develop into healthy individuals. State and federal lawmakers now need to act to allow undocumented residents to purchase health plans through Covered California, so more families can benefit from the security provided by having comprehensive health insurance.
Tackling some of Alameda County's issues together
In more than 25 years of public service, I have witnessed the many challenges of poverty in Alameda County. Our community struggles with a lack of affordable housing, the anxiety of not knowing where the next meal is coming from, and the difficulty of finding quality childcare and living wage jobs.
Flame retardant levels in California breast milk decreasing, study finds
The findings showed a 39 percent decline of flame retardants found in many household products. Their use in California was phased out under Assembly Bill 302 authored by former Assembly member Wilma Chan in 2003, and since then a dozen other states have instituted similar bans.