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Did you know? Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death among U.S. teens. Additionally - Teen drivers have crash rates 3 times higher per mile driven, than drivers age 20 and older. By simply educating our teens, we can help prevent such tragic deaths and injuries behind the wheel!
I just recently completed my first year in the California State Assembly and the experience has been both engaging and enlightening. It has been an incredible experience watching how these bills move through the legislative process and become enacted into law. As a new Assemblymember, I am extremely proud of my six bills that were passed unanimously through the California State Legislature this year. AB 381, 419 and 938 have been signed by the Governor into law and four other bills are on the Governor’s desk awaiting for his signature. In the coming weeks, my capitol and district staff will be researching and crafting bills for next year’s session that will positively impact the lives of our constituents in the 73rd.
BREAKING NEWS! Democratic lawmakers have dropped the controversial proposal, Assembly Bill 455, to mandate vaccines in California! This is clearly a testament to the thousands of calls and emails made in the last couple of days by California residents. As your Assemblywoman, I will continue to OPPOSE all bills that force vaccine mandates on our state.
The dramatic rise in violent crime is one of the most talked about issues amongst Californians. Law enforcement agencies across the state are fighting an uphill battle as they advocate for funding to protect our communities. In the last year alone, homicides increased by over 30%, aggravated assaults rose by nearly 10%, and assaults with a firearm saw an almost 40% increase. Law enforcement must be fully funded and supporting the men and women in uniform who protect and serve our communities must be prioritized!
As a firm believer in personal liberty and freedom, I am 100% opposed to any proposed vaccine mandates. The only people who should be involved in the healthcare conversation should be the individual and their doctor. If a vaccine is the right choice for them and their family, we should support that choice. Health mandates do more harm than good and I urge my colleagues to oppose any and all mandates moving forward.
What happened to common-sense thinking? They say they care about our public safety and well-being and then present bills like #SB519 that say otherwise! As your Assemblywoman, I am working hard to ensure that #PublicSafety NEVER takes a back seat!
I am optimistic and hopeful that by continuing my bipartisan working-relationships with other Members and Senators of the Legislature, I can get these bills on the Governor's desk for his signature.
As the representative for southern Orange County and the many fishing communities in my district, I am 100% opposed to the proposed regulations the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are set to decide on related to commercial vessel engines. Many of these vessels are run by small businesses and have expressed fear that these new rules would halt operations permanently. In 2018 alone, Orange County saw a record 50 million tourists visit our area. Many of these tourists partake in safe and environmentally-friendly aquatic adventure tours aboard these vessels. According to stakeholders, recreational fishing contributed about $5.6 billion a year in economic activity and supports roughly 40,000 jobs.
It's an honor to be a co-author of Assembly Bill 341, which was just signed into law by the Governor. Great work Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath! #AB341 would add “any text, image, video, or picture, which depict sexual content, sexual history, nudity or partial nudity, intimate sexual activity, communications about sex, sexual fantasies, and other information that appeals to a prurient interest, unless it is related to the alleged offense” to evidence protected by California’s rape shield law.