Author: Sherry Gillis

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

Legislative Action Alert – CA Legislature Position Letter Portal

Are you a member of the California Federation of Republican Women? You can easily submit your individual support or opposition to a bill directly to the committee where it is currently being reviewed.

Legislative Action Alert – May 28, 2021

California Legislature - Position Letter Portal Your voice is important - here is an easy way to be heard! Did you know... You can easily submit your individual support or opposition to a bill directly to the committee where it is currently being reviewed.

CAPITOL UPDATE #24 – June 2, 2021

EDUCATION AB 452- Pupil Safety: parental notification: firearm safety laws- Existing law requires the governing board of a school district, at the beginning of the first semester or quarter to notify parents or guardians of minor pupils, of the school district's policies and procedures relating to pupils' safety.

CAPITOL UPDATE #23 – May 27, 2021

HOMELESSNESS SB 678 – Unaccompanied Women Experiencing Homelessness Act of 2021-Roughly one in four women experiencing homelessness in the United States live in California.  Additionally, unaccompanied women experience longer spells of homelessness.