Senate Democrats propose $2 billion plan for homeless
Senate leader wants to build homes for homeless people with mental illnesses Proposal comes before Gov. Jerry Brown releases budget plan this week “We totally oppose this,” says Proposition 63 advocate In an opening to this year’s budget negotiations at the Capitol, Senate Democrats on Monday proposed a $2 billion bond to build homes for homeless people with mental illnesses. The measure would be funded by Proposition 63, the existing, […]
SB 452 – Put parents in the driver’s seat: Parent Empowerment Act
This bill would expand the Parent Empowerment Act to include the lowest performing schools. The Parent Empowerment Act is an historical education law that allows parents to demand change (including converting their school into a public charter) if their school has been chronically failing and at least 50 percent of parents petition for the school to be subject to the turnaround strategy. To read the full SB452, please click here.