State Senator Ricardo Lara spoke at his first rally outside Sacramento Friday night at Harvey Milk Park where he asked his home-district constituents to pledge their support in his fight to bring a single-payer healthcare system to California.
A rally scheduled for tomorrow night at Harvey Milk Park will provide the first opportunity for Long Beach residents to hear in person the universal healthcare pitch that was introduced by State Senator Ricardo Lara on the state’s legislature’s deadline last week.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1383 into law in Long Beach yesterday, a bill introduced by State Senator Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, which establishes the strongest restrictions on super pollutants than any other legislation in the country.
State Senator Ricardo Lara, whose district includes parts of Long Beach, was reappointed today by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon to the Budget Conference Committee, his office announced today.
A bill that aims to reduce 50 percent of black carbon emissions and 40 percent of both methane and fluorinated gas (F-gas) emissions in California by 2030 has cleared the Senate Environmental Quality Committee by a vote of 4 to 2.
A grassroots effort to shed light on how state legislators vote in Sacramento and whether or not those votes are reflective of their constituencies has yielded the People’s Report Card of California, an inaugural window into State Senate and Assembly members’ performance on what the group’s organizers deemed key issues for Californians.
Senator Ricardo Lara, who represents parts of Long Beach, has introduced Senate Bill 1242 to ensure that legal residents who have committed low-level misdemeanors cannot be deported due to discrepancies between state and federal law, his office announced today.
Today, State Senator Ricardo Lara, who represents parts of Long Beach, announced legislation to help Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who participate in the California Conservation Corps (CCC) to transition to employment after completion of the program, his office announced today.
More than 40 students from Daniel Adler’s Advanced Placement government and economics classes at Long Beach Poly High crowded inside a portable on campus today, seizing the chance to ask State Senator Ricardo Lara questions about his climate change policies and experience at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris.
Yesterday, State Senator Ricardo Lara announced a bill to spearhead Short-Lived Climate Pollutant (SLCP) reduction, to be formally introduced in 2016, from his perch at the 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris.