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Assembly Holds Oversight Hearing on California’s August Power Outages
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Assembly Holds Oversight Hearing on California’s August Power Outages

The California State Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy held an oversight hearing to discuss the Aug. 14 and 15 electricity outages and the Preliminary Root Cause Analysis prepared by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and the California Energy Commission (CEC). The report found that rolling blackouts were a result of poor planning…

California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards
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California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards

Sunday, the California Legislature passed a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented…

Assemblymember Holden’s ‘George Floyd’ Legislation Passes First Policy Committee
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Assemblymember Holden’s ‘George Floyd’ Legislation Passes First Policy Committee

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s police reform legislation, AB 1022, passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee Friday with a 5-1 vote. The bill establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. “Americans across the nation demand more accountability in our criminal justice system,” said California Attorney…

Activists Demand Chris Holden Scrap His Proposed Bailout of PG&E
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Activists Demand Chris Holden Scrap His Proposed Bailout of PG&E

After decades of criminal malfeasance and killing people, PG&E needs to be nationalized On Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., environmental activists and California utilities ratepayers will converge on Assemblyman Chris Holden’s holiday party, 600 N. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107, to demand that he rescind his proposal to bailout PG&E and that…

Pasadena’s Chris Holden Reelected
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Pasadena’s Chris Holden Reelected

By Staff Assemblymember Chris Holden was reelected to represent the 41st District in the California State Assembly with 63.5 percent of the vote. Holden released the following statement: “I want to thank the voters of the Foothill communities for reelecting me to represent them in Sacramento. I look forward to working with my colleagues in…

Pasadena Assemblyman Calls for Investigation of Sen. Joel Anderson
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Pasadena Assemblyman Calls for Investigation of Sen. Joel Anderson

Anderson allegedly made violent threats towards lobbyist Stephanie Roberson Allegations against members of the California Legislature for sexual and violent threats should be taken seriously and addressed promptly. The Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), Chris Holden, is calling for a full investigation into Senator Joel Anderson for his alleged threatening remarks towards…

Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Webster’s Community Pharmacy as 41st Assembly District’s ‘Small Business of the Year’
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Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Webster’s Community Pharmacy as 41st Assembly District’s ‘Small Business of the Year’

In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Webster’s Community Pharmacy as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Webster’s owners Meredith and Michael Miller received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association. “When it comes to a small business making…

Pasadena’s Flintridge Center Named 41st Assembly District’s ‘Nonprofit of the Year’
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Pasadena’s Flintridge Center Named 41st Assembly District’s ‘Nonprofit of the Year’

For the 41st Assembly District’s 2018 “Nonprofit of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor the Flintridge Center, a nonprofit organization based in Pasadena that supports formerly incarcerated adults and at-risk youth to break the cycle of poverty and violence through community planning, innovation, and action. “It is my pleasure to recognize the Flintridge Center…

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