Author: Sherry Gillis

CAPITOL UPDATE #3 – January 26, 2023

The Governor is required by law to have a draft budget each year by mid-January with the final budget required to be approved by the State Legislature by mid-June. 

CAPITOL UPDATE #2 – January 19, 2023

The California Legislature has gotten off to a fast start with many bills introduced in December 2022.

CAPITOL UPDATE #1 January 12, 2023

The Legislative Analysts wish you a very Happy, Healthy New Year. California Laws Effective 2023 HEALTH CARE Gender-affirming care: SB 107 aims to make California a sanctuary state for transgender health care, shielding transgender people,

3rd Quarter 2022

Read the "California Reporter" newsletter for the 3rd Quarter of 2022, published by the California Federation of Republican Women. This newsletter is for CFRW members only.

CAPITOL UPDATE #42 November 3, 2022

SB 107 Gender-affirming health care. (1) The United States Constitution generally requires a state to give full faith and credit to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state.

CAPITOL UPDATE #41 October 27, 2022

SB 834 Tax-exempt status: insurrection. The Corporation Tax Law, in modified conformity with federal law, provides an exemption from the taxes imposed by those laws for specified organizations.

CAPITOL UPDATE #40 October 20, 2022

AB 1776 – Department of Motor Vehicles: driver’s licenses and identification cards – Existing law authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue and renew driver’s licenses.

CAPITOL UPDATE #39 – October 13, 2022

The Governor, on Friday, called for a special legislative session in December to examine gas pricing in California. The move comes amidst a backdrop of increasing gas prices due to supply chain issues, planned and unplanned maintenance of refineries, and continued geopolitical instability in Europe.

CAPITOL UPDATE #38 October 6, 2022

First, an update on the Governor’s Reparation Commission. They are scheduled for their report back to the Legislature in July 2023. Why this date? Then the implementation of their recommendations

CAPITOL UPDATE #37 September 29, 2022

AB 351 Reduction of human remains and disposition of reduced human remains – This bill, commencing January 1, 2027, would require the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau within the Department of Consumer Affairs

Action Alert – Pray for Florida

A prayer for Florida as they face Hurricane Ian in September, 2022 from Sharon Stuthard, Faith Coalition Chair for the National Federation of Republican Women.

Action Alert – 2022 CA Propositions

The California Federation of Republican Women's recommendations for Propositions on the November, 2022 Ballot.