Press Releases

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Sacramento, CA – Assembly Bill 91, authored by Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation, was signed into law on Monday, July 1, 2019. Officially called the Loophole Closure and Small Business and Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2019, AB 91 will provide additional support for our state's neediest families by dramatically expanding the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC).

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation requiring out-of-state and online retailers like eBay, Etsy or Amazon to collect sales taxes like local brick and mortar California businesses, eliminating the out-of-state and online unfair advantage.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire, Chair of the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance and Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation, announced plans today to work together and implement the recent United States Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. This decision authorizes states to begin collecting sales and use tax from online and out-of-state retailers without a physical presence in California.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sacramento, CA – We politely asked Crisis Pregnancy Centers to lie less and that didn’t work, so I guess we are going to have to be a little less polite about it.

As a mother and a legislator I’m proud of California’s history of guaranteeing a woman’s right to her reproductive choices and access to a basic level of health care, but that right is an empty promise if she lacks the ability to obtain care and services, or if the provider she’s trusting to care for her doesn’t provide information about all of her health care options. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Plans to Battle Trump’s Tax Plan

Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Marina del Rey) was appointed Chair of the California State Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation by Speaker Anthony Rendon.

“My colleagues and I will get to work on offsetting the damage done by the President and Congressional Republicans,” said Burke. “We will be looking at various options to ensure that all Californians would be able to obtain some tax relief and in doing so, provide a real, sustainable solution. I am honored to serve as Chair of the Revenue and Taxation committee. I appreciate Speaker Rendon’s trust and support to lead this committee at such a critical time for our state.”

Friday, September 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO –Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke today praised Assembly and Senate members for their passage of 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 one-million children out of poverty.

Assemblywoman Burke's "End Child Poverty" legislation – AB 1520 – has been sent to Governor Brown's desk where it awaits his signature.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

AB 1520 would lift 1 million children and families out of poverty over the next 20 years