(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Eight bills authored by Assemblymember Ward passed the Assembly and are now headed to the Senate for consideration. The assortment of legislation covers a wide range of issues, including affordable housing, education, climate, technology, and public safety.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Larger vehicles like SUVs are disproportionately likely to injure or kill pedestrians, according to a 2020 study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Vehicles have been steadily increasing in size and weight
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Chris Ward today introduced the Housing and Climate Solutions Act, legislation that will advance California’s history of strong climate leadership by directly linking housing policy and the state’s response to climate change.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – California has been pummeled with rain following a series of atmospheric rivers, but their patterns can also help us to better understand climate change and the environmental implications too much or too little water can have on our state.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Transgender and gender non-conforming adolescents are more likely to develop depression and other mental health conditions, according to research by the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Pedestrian fatalities reached a four-decade high in 2020, with California having the most pedestrian fatalities in the nation.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Substance use among youth –– including tobacco, alcohol, abuse of prescription drugs, or other illicit drug use –– can develop into lifelong health and mental health problems. AB 599 will give school administrators and teachers more tools to address substance use in our schools by r
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Transgender youth are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their cisgender peers, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Chris Ward released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom's 2023-24 state budget proposal: