Press Releases

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Assembly Human Services Committee Votes to Pass AB 1520

LOS ANGELES – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke today advanced her landmark bill to provide a comprehensive framework for economic, education, social service, health care and human service programs and innovations to help lift an estimated California’s 1-million children out of poverty.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Zero Emission Vehicle Greater Access Package will allow for a broader adoption of zero emission vehicles in California by improving affordability and accessibility

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Asm. Autumn Burke (D-Inglewood) has recently introduced legislation which would boost the learning potential of California students and promote lifelong health by requiring comprehensive eye exams upon starting school.  AB 1110, co-authored by Asm. Evan Low (D-Campbell) and Sens. Andy Vidak (R-Visalia) and Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove), is necessary at a time when one in four children and adolescents have a vision problem that can impede their learning, but current school-based vision tests fail to identify one-third of them.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

AB 1520 will lift 1,000,000 children out of poverty

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) has introduced landmark legislation that seeks to lift 1,000,000 California children out of poverty. AB 1520, known as the Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Act, commits the Legislature to a goal of reducing child poverty by 50 percent over the next 20 years and provides for a comprehensive framework of research-backed solutions to achieve it.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Today, Assemblymembers Autumn R. Burke, Jim Cooper, Evan Low, and Blanca Rubio have introduced legislation to extend California’s cap-and-trade program beyond 2020. Assembly Bill 151 affirms the State’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emission at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 in the most technologically feasible and cost effective way by using a market based mechanism: cap-and-trade.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore Autumn Burke along with the Chair and Vice Chair of the CA Legislative Women's Caucus Cristina Garcia and Senator Connie M. Leyva Denounce Congressional Republicans' proposal to deny health care for Women

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

AB 2288 modernizes pre-apprenticeship programs in the building and construction trades