Author: Sherry Gillis

CAPITOL UPDATE #32 July 22, 2021

The recall election on September 14th will present voters with two questions. The first: Whether Newsom should be recalled from the office of governor (would require 50% plus 1 vote to successfully recall him).

3rd Quarter 2021

Read the "California Reporter" newsletter for the 4th Quarter, published by the California Federation of Republican Women on December 30, 2020. This newsletter is for CFRW members only.

CAPITOL UPDATE #31 July 15, 2021

RETAIL AB 1084- Gender-neutral retail departments - Existing law, the Unruh Civil Rights Act, specifies that all persons within the jurisdiction of the state are free and equal, and no matter their sex, race, color, religion, ancestry...

CAPITOL UPDATE #30 July 8, 2021

NEWSOM RECALL UPDATE: A recall election seeking to remove California Governor Gavin Newsom(D) will take place on September 14, 2021.

CAPITOL UPDATE #29 July 8, 2021

HEALTH - YOUR CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE HAS PASSED A BILL LEGALIZING HALLUCINOGENIC DRUGS, INCLUDING MUSHROOMS, LSD AND DATE-RAPE DRUGS. IT IS NOW HEADED FOR A HEARING IN THE ASSEMBLY!

CAPITOL UPDATE #28 July 1, 2021

TRIALS / SENTENCING AB 1509 - Enhancements: firearms. Existing law imposes various sentence enhancements, consisting of additional and consecutive terms of imprisonment, including enhancements for being armed with a firearm during the commission of a felony

CFRW’s Distinguished Speaker Series

California Federation of Republican Women began the “Distinguished Speaker Series” in 2021 to great success!  The programs are held on Zoom, cost $10 per person, are for members only, and last for under 2 hours.  The speakers will talk for about an hour, then take questions.  We have attendees email questions before the event, so the coordinators are prepared with the qu...

CAPITOL UPDATE #27 July 24, 2021

UPDATES SB 39- Fraudulent claims: inmates. This bill would require the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and counties to provide the names and social security numbers of current inmates to the Employment Development Department

CFRW School Choice Resolution

 

NFRW Nominations Announced on Slate of Officers for 2022-23

The 2021 Nominating Committee has nominated the following Slate of Officers to serve the National Federation of Republican Women for the 2022-23 term: • PRESIDENT: Eileen Sobjack, Washington • 1st VICE PRESIDENT: Vanessa LaFranco, New Jersey • 2nd VICE PRESIDENT: Michelle Buckwalter-Schurman, Illinois • 3rd VICE PRESIDENT: Carol Hadley, Califo...

CAPITOL UPDATE #26 June 17, 2021

Hours after the Calif. Dept. of Finance released it's estimate of the cost of a recall election, Democratic leaders of the state Legislature are proposing $215 million to be included in the state budget to cover costs related to the recall election to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom.

CAPITOL UPDATE #25 June 10, 2021

TAXES AB 994- Income Taxation: Exclusion COVID Grant Funds- This bill would recognize the financial hardship that California small businesses have endured as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

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