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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.