Governor Brown Signs Bills to Improve Food Security

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that he has signed a package of bills to improve food security and support for lower-income seniors and working families.

  • AB 6 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) – CalWORKs and CalFresh.
  • AB 69 by Assemblymember Jim Beall (D-San Jose) – Senior nutrition benefits.
  • AB 152 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) – Income tax credits for voluntary donations to food banks and State Emergency Food Assistance Program.
  • AB 402 by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) – CalFresh program: School Lunch Program information.
  • AB 581 by Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) – California Healthy Food Financing Initiative.
  • AB 959 by Assemblymember Brian Jones (R-La Mesa) – CalWORKs and CalFresh: reporting.
  • SB 43 by Senator Carol Liu (D-Pasadena) – CalFresh Employment and Training program.

Read more about AB 6 and AB 69

Thanks to all of the anti-hunger advocates throughout California who worked so hard to get these bills signed.

 

 

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