Assemblywoman's first annual turkey drive brings holiday cheer to families in West Athens and Lennox
Lawndale Elementary School District and Center X at UCLA together have won a grant from the California Department of Education to offer professional development opportunities to Lawndale elementary teachers and principals in math and science.
Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke issued the following statement regarding the Northrop Grumman’s contract with the United States Air Force to build the nation’s next long-range strike bomber:
Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s veto of AB 1361:
Governor Jerry Brown today signed into law a bill designed to ensure California has an accurate picture of its emergency medical services (EMS) and expand access to those services.
AB 1129, by Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood), requires EMS providers to collect and submit data electronically to their local governing agency in a format that is consistent with state and national standards.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the hiring of a new state administrator to lead the Inglewood Unified School District today, one day after a state report showed the district is making progress toward ending its state receivership and returning to local control.
The new administrator, Dr. Vincent Matthews, is currently the Superintendent of San Jose Unified School District. He is Inglewood’s fourth state-appointed trustee since 2012, when it went into receivership.
A bill expanding access to state financial aid for veterans is headed to Governor Jerry Brown's desk.
The California State Senate today approved AB 1361, by Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood), which allows current or former members of the United States Armed Forces to apply for Cal Grant financial aid regardless of their age, as long as they were honorably discharged and graduated high school after June 30, 2000.
Allows counties and courts to use e-mail notifications in dependency court hearings
Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill, authored by Assemblywoman Autumn Burke (D-Los Angeles), which allows counties and courts to save money and time by issuing certain notifications by e-mail.
Under current law, courts must issue notification of certain juvenile dependency hearings to all parties, including the juvenile, their parents, guardians, other relatives, and attorneys. In Los Angeles County alone, 12,000 dependency court hearings are held each month, with different notice requirements for each hearing.
Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage:
“I could not be happier that the Supreme Court has finally recognized that equal protection under the law applies to loving, same-sex couples.
Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision on the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: