Press Releases

Monday, August 13, 2018

Whittier, California - City of Whittier officials and Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon are pleased to announce the approval of $1.4 million in grants for Whittier parks. The funding was announced this week following final approval of the 2018-2019 State Budget and will assist in addressing a variety of longstanding parks needs in the community.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 1085, a measure authored by Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon which would allow new small businesses, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies to be exempt from paying the minimum franchise tax for their first year of operation, was approved today by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee with bipartisan support.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sacramento, California – Today, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 871 into law, a measure that extends and enhances the California Film and Television Tax Credit Program.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 2658, a measure authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon which provides greater legal certainty for blockchain technology, passed the Senate Government Organization Committee today with bipartisan support, 13-0.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Calderon Legislation Aimed at Preserving American Dream of Homeownership Passes Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 354, authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) which would require institutional investors to submit pertinent information to the Department of Business Oversight regarding the number of single family homes, passed the Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions today.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Senate Committee on Environmental Quality Approves Calderon Straws-Upon-Request Legislation

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 1884, a measure authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) which calls upon dine-in, full service restaurants to have a straws-upon-request policy, passed the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality today.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Sacramento, California – Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D – Whittier) released the following statement about the Legislature’s passage of Senate Bill 871, which extends and enhances the California Film and Television Tax Credit Program: