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SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Asian American & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus (AAPILC) elected Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) as Chair, Assemblymember Mike Fong (D-Alhambra) as Assembly Vice-Chair, and Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) as Senate Vice-Chair. The new leadership will transition on December 5, 2022.

University of CaliforniaSACRAMENTO, CA —Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) today announced that Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1299.

SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) and Stop AAPI Hate today announced that Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1161 into law. This legislation requires the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University to create a survey tool for California transit operators to strengthen and promote passenger safety. The data collection effort is a critical first step in creating a larger framework for meaningful safety solutions.

Senator Dave Min joins Attorney General Rob Bonta and District Attorney Todd Spitzer in Orange County.ORANGE COUNTY, CA —Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) issued the following statement in response to Attorney General Rob Bonta and District Attorney Todd Spitzer’s announcement that criminal charges have been filed against Amplify Energy Beta Operating Company, and

Senator Min at Bottle Logic Brewing in Anaheim, CA.ANAHEIM, CA —Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) today announced the 37th Senate District’s 2022 Small Business of the Year honoree, Bottle Logic Brewing.

SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine), Senator Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), and Assemblymember Steve Bennet (D-Ventura) announced that Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill (SB) 915 in to law. This legislation bans the sale of firearms, ammunition, and precursor parts on all property owned and operated by the state.

SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced the adoption of the $40.1 million Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus budget as part of the recently enacted 2022-23 State Budget. The new dedicated funding will address key issues that impact AAPI communities throughout the state, with an emphasis on educational programs. This budget allocation builds on the $156.5 million dedicated in last year’s state budget that focused on community outreach and education efforts to fight the rise in anti-Asian hate throughout California. The $40.1 million allocation will provide a second round of “Stop the Hate” grant funding.